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Texas power grid operator asks customers to conserve electricity after six plants go offline

The operator of Texas’ power grid asked residents to conserve electricity Friday after six power plants went offline amid soaring temperatures. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/texas-power-grid-operator-asks-customers-conserve-electricity-six-plan-rcna28849 Droolin’ Dog…

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Why our continued use of fossil fuels is creating a financial time bomb

Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson | Getty Images) The numbers are startling. We know roughly how much more carbon dioxide we can put into the atmosphere…

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Proposed E.U. ban on oil marks a turning point in West’s measures against Russia

The war is sweeping away old certainties. The proposed oil ban is the latest previously unthinkable way in which Russia’s relationship with the West has…

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“Elephant in the room”: Clean energy’s need for unsustainable minerals

Enlarge Earth Day was April 22, and its usual message—take care of our planet—has been given added urgency by the challenges highlighted in the latest…

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Dutch dockers refuse to unload ship with Russian diesel cargo

Dock workers union accuses Russia of financing the war in Ukraine with the cargo of diesel. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/4/30/dutch-dockers-refuse-to-unload-ship-with-russian-diesel-cargo Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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Libya is losing $60m a day in oil shutdown: Oil minister

Oil is the lifeblood of the North African country trying to move past a decade of conflict. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/economy/2022/4/29/libya-is-losing-60m-a-day-in-oil-shutdown-oil-minister Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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Russia’s gas blackmail: Putin is bringing a knife to a gun fight

By weaponising gas exports, Putin is digging the grave of Russia’s economy. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/opinions/2022/4/29/russias-gas-blackmail-putin-is-bringing-a-knife-to-a-gun-fight Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you….

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The Energy Department will block sales of inefficient light bulbs

The Department of Energy has finalized rules that will block sales of many incandescent light bulbs, The Washington Post reports. The measures bring in stricter…

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Biden’s Latest Oil & Gas Drilling ‘Compromise’ Is a Head-Scratcher

In a late Friday news dump this month, the Biden administration announced that it would restart oil and gas drilling on federal lands, offering leases…

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Soaring gas prices test Biden on climate change

President Joe Biden’s ambitions to finally put the U.S. on the path to confront climate change are crashing into an election-year scramble to lower gas…

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Diesel tanker sinks off Tunisia risking environmental disaster

Ship carrying 750 tonnes of fuel from Egypt to Malta ran into difficulty in bad weather on Friday evening A tanker carrying 750 tonnes of…

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Gas Hikes Prompt New York to Investigate Price Gouging by Oil Companies

Exxon, Chevron, Shell, and BP, four of the largest petroleum companies, are raking in record profits. Meanwhile, prices at the pump have surpassed the (non-inflation…

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Most Americans blame Putin and oil companies for higher gas prices, poll indicates

A significant majority of Americans blame Russian President Vladimir Putin for the recent spike in America’s gas prices, but almost as many blame oil companies,…

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Drought Is Threatening Hydropower in the Southwestern US

If water levels in reservoirs around the region get much lower, the dams they feed into will no longer be able to produce energy. Source:…

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It’s not just Glen Canyon—dams around the Southwest are taking a hit

Enlarge / Water levels at the Hoover Dam are well below capacity. (credit: Jorge Villalba) News that Arizona’s Lake Powell is slowly but surely drying…

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US Fuel Economy Standards Just Changed Again

Fuel economy standards are changing in the United States, requiring that cars sold in the future have better gas mileage than at any point in…

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Oil prices ease as nations agree to tap reserves

Both Brent and US crude benchmarks settled down around 13 percent. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/economy/2022/4/1/oil-eases-as-nations-agree-to-release-reserves Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The…

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Will tapping the Strategic Petroleum Reserve lead to lower gas prices?

President Biden will release about 1 million barrels of oil a day onto the market. Here’s what it means for consumers. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/business/oil-tapping-strategic-petroleum-reserve-lower-gas-prices-guide-rcna22484 Droolin’ Dog…

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The problem isn’t the number of EV chargers, it’s where they are

We’re constantly hearing there’s a lack of EV charging infrastructure — especially if we are going to meet the demand for all-electric vehicles in the next…

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Feds allege destructive Russian hackers targeted US oil refineries

Enlarge / Critical infrastructure sites such as this oil refinery in Port Arthur, Texas, rely on safety systems. (credit: IIP Photo Archive) For years, the…

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How Western Oil Companies Paid for Putin’s War

Major Western oil companies including Exxon, Shell and BP have paid billions of dollars to the Russian government as it escalated tensions against Ukraine in…

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New report a ‘stark indictment’ of rich nations’ climate failure

Climate analysis shows wealthy countries need to be at zero oil and gas production by 2034. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/3/22/new-report-a-stark-indictment-of-rich-nations-climate-failure Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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