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Your all-electric car may not be so green, says new study 16.12.2014 Star Tribune: Latest
People who own all-electric cars where coal generates the power may think they are helping the environment. But a new study finds their vehicles actually make the air dirtier, worsening global warming.
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If your all-electric car gets its power from coal, new study says it is dirtier than gasoline 16.12.2014 Star Tribune: Nation
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Study: Your all-electric car may not be so green 16.12.2014 AP National
WASHINGTON (AP) -- People buying all-electric cars where coal supplies the power may think they are helping the environment. But a new study says those plug-in vehicles can be making the air dirtier and worsening global warming....
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Why oil is down by half, what it means for you 15.12.2014 Seattle Times: Business & Technology
The price of oil has fallen by nearly half in just six months, a surprising and steep plunge that has consumers cheering, producers howling and economists wringing their hands over whether this is a good or bad thing.
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Court rules for energy firm in class-action suit 15.12.2014 Seattle Times: Nation & World
The Supreme Court won't make it tougher for defendants in class-action lawsuits to transfer cases from state courts to more business-friendly federal court.
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Why oil is down by half, what it means for you 15.12.2014 Seattle Times: Top stories
The price of oil has fallen by nearly half in just six months, a surprising and steep plunge that has consumers cheering, producers howling and economists wringing their hands over whether this is a good or bad thing.
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Court rules for energy firm in class-action suit 15.12.2014 Seattle Times: Top stories
The Supreme Court won't make it tougher for defendants in class-action lawsuits to transfer cases from state courts to more business-friendly federal court.
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Why oil is down by half, what it means for you 15.12.2014 AP Business
NEW YORK (AP) -- The price of oil has fallen by nearly half in just six months, a surprising and steep plunge that has consumers cheering, producers howling and economists wringing their hands over whether this is a good or bad thing....
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Supreme Court sides with energy company in bid to force class-action case into federal court 15.12.2014 Star Tribune: Politics
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In Navajo country, coal gives life — and takes it, some say 15.12.2014 LA Times: Opinion
From her bedroom window, Cynthia Dixon watches the cloud of soot rise from the coal mine near her sheep spread. Down the road, a hulking coal-fired electrical plant spews a yellow plume that stains the horizon.
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Coal demand set to break 9bn tonne barrier this decade 15.12.2014 Guardian: Environment

Environmentalists warn of ‘very dangerous development’ after Lima climate summit fails to agree on greenhouse gas emissions curbs

Global coal use is on an upwards march despite calls to halt fossil fuels demand at a UN climate summit in Peru and will hit a record 9bn tonnes by 2019, according to the International Energy Agency.

A proposal for greenhouse gas emissions falling to zero by 2050 surfaced at the Lima summit, attracting support from Scandinavian countries, island states and some central American nations, and an obligation on countries to announce their plans to tackle emissions by spring 2015 was intensely debated.

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Uber taxi service faces Paris protest 15.12.2014 BBC: Business
Taxi drivers block some roads around Paris and at airports in protest at the taxi-booking service Uber.
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Nigerian oil workers go on strike 15.12.2014 BBC: Business
Nigeria's two main oil workers' unions begin a nationwide strike, threatening to hurt the output of Africa's largest oil producer.
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Amazon strikes hit German depots 15.12.2014 BBC: Business
A three-day strike begins at Amazon distribution depots in Germany in a dispute over pay and conditions.
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Fare-dodging banker banned from City 15.12.2014 BBC: Business
A London banker who regularly travelled to work without buying a train ticket is banned from working in the financial services industry.
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Poorest face highest inflation rate 15.12.2014 BBC: Business
UK households with the lowest income faced the fastest cost of living rise in the past 11 years, official figures show.
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FTSE 100 steadies as oil shares rise 15.12.2014 BBC: Business
After sharp falls last week, the London market edges higher in early trade with energy shares boosted as oil prices rally.
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Strikes bring Belgium to standstill 15.12.2014 BBC: Business
A nationwide strike in Belgium has brought air, rail and road transport to a halt and forced many businesses to close.
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UK energy firms go under as oil price tumbles 15.12.2014 Guardian: Environment
Insolvencies among UK oil and gas services companies treble in 2014 amid fears of falling demand and oversupply Continue reading...
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Documents cast doubt on BNSF explanation of shipping delays 15.12.2014 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
Railroad executives have said they did everything possible to avoid delays they noticed in the fall of 2013. But company data shows traffic slowed in the spring of 2013.
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