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Category: Fossil Fuels :: Oil and Gas
Last updated: May 20 2019 16:32 IST RSS 2.0
 
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'Unprecedented': Why BP investors holding billions in shares are backing a climate resolution 20.5.2019 GreenBiz.com
The resolution, which BP has agreed to back, signals increasing investor pressure on firms to act on climate change.
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Here's why energy companies are adopting AI 20.5.2019 GreenBiz.com
At the Plug and Play accelerator, energy-focused startups pitch their ideas and energize the big players. Many of them are using AI to do it.
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Why are gas prices so high? California will probe possible ‘market manipulation’ 18.5.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

The California Energy Commission has concluded that “market manipulation” may be one factor in why the state’s gas prices are so high and has proposed a five-month study to pin down why motorists here pay more than those in the rest of the country.

California motorists were paying an average of...

Retired oil rigs off the California coast could find new lives as artificial reefs 17.5.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Unnatural ecosystems can work for marine life, too.
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Boulder won’t see vehicle fee, natural gas tax — yet 15.5.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Boulder City Council on Tuesday gave a thumbs-down to a pair of proposals that explored fees on cars and taxes on natural gas use to raise funds for the city’s work in fighting climate change.
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The mixed promise of renewable natural gas to decarbonize fleets 15.5.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Advocates of RNG are bullish, but are apples-to-oranges comparisons driving the optimism?
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Cleaning up the carbon footprint of that Amazon Prime purchase 15.5.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Inside the complex world of decarbonizing e-commerce shipping.
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House Bill would Preserve, Reinstate Critical Oil and Gas Pollution Protections 14.5.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
House Bill would Preserve, Reinstate Critical Oil and Gas Pollution Protections
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RTD’s electric 16th Street Mall buses cost nearly twice as much to operate as diesel coaches 14.5.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
RTD pays nearly twice as much per mile to power its 16th Street Mall electric buses as it does its conventional diesel fleet. The higher price is attributed to a "demand charge" levied by Xcel Energy on its commercial customers.
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What you need to know about the bold new building laws in New York and D.C. 14.5.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
The cities are tackling their largest source of carbon emissions. Here are the key differences, and why they matter.
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9 major opportunities for electric buses and trucks 14.5.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
New jobs, less pollution, climate action — and more.
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How Colorado’s Republican lawmakers managed to score some wins 11.5.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
Republicans in Colorado's General Assembly used delay tactics and amendments to slow and in some cases tweak the majority Democrats' agenda this session.
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Fossil fuel giants are failing to disclose investor risk, study warns 10.5.2019 GreenBiz.com
The energy sector is exposed to billions of dollars of transition risk as the world pivots to a low carbon economy, according to a new report by Carbon Tracker.
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The nature of energy resilience in the Roaring Fork Valley, Colorado 9.5.2019 GreenBiz.com
After a fire, a community comes together to identify seven possible solutions to stay resilient for future disasters.
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Making gasoline out of air? Sounds like a perpetual motion machine 7.5.2019 LA Times: Commentary

To the editor: Making gasoline from carbon dioxide to power your car is a new twist on a perpetual motion machine, which has been a dream for many backyard inventors for centuries.

The idea is that, with the right setup, something can run forever. In this case, the hope is to run a car forever...

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Why reducing carbon emissions from cars and trucks will be so hard 7.5.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
The projections are important, but the political will is a different beast.
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Policy News: May 6, 2019 7.5.2019 EcoTone
In This Issue: Coalition for National Science Funding Exhibit Highlights the Importance of NSF, Funding for Basic Research ESA exhibit highlights the Hubbard Brook Long Term Ecological Research site. White House Releases New Information Quality Act Guidance, Echoes “Secret Science” Policies Memo requires agencies to publicly post code used to build models cited in decision-making. ...
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In “new era” of oil and gas regulation, Colorado communities waste no time writing own rules 6.5.2019 Denver Post: Local
Less than three weeks after Gov. Jared Polis signed into law a sweeping bill giving cities and towns in Colorado new powers to regulate oil and gas drilling, communities sitting atop the state's vast fossil fuel deposits are already looking at how to flex their newfound muscle. Lafayette, just hours after the bill was signed, added another six months to its moratorium on drilling in the city. Broomfield next week will discuss temporarily banning new oil and gas wells while it mulls new rules on drilling. And that's just a start.
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Sanctions on Iran are biting, but the goal is elusive 5.5.2019 LA Times: Commentary

President Trump and his aides say the outcome of their confrontation with Iran is already clear: They’re winning.

Iran has fallen into a deep recession; its economy may shrink 6% this year. Inflation is heading toward 40%, and the nation’s currency has virtually collapsed. Newly tightened oil sanctions...

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Why Big Oil Should Embrace Greta Thunberg 3.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Most of us in Big Oil know climate change is real. It's time we act on it.
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