Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Anonymous Bulgaria Vow to Take Down Chevron's Website

The activists noted that the imposition of a ban on shale gas drilling through hydraulic fracturing (fracking) in Bulgaria had caused the "destroyers of .. ...



Monday, December 23, 2013

'Elves' protest fracking on governor's lawn

... Quinn and others opening Illinois to hydraulic fracturing. The practice, also known as fracking, presents an environmental hazard, the activists said ...



US-Mexico Transboundary Hydrocarbons Agreement enacted as part of the budget act

The US-Mexico Transboundary Hydrocarbons Agreement, which establishes a framework for US offshore oil and gas companies and Mexico?s Petroleos Mexicanos (PEMEX) jointly to develop transboundary reservoirs (earlier post), was enacted today as part of the Bipartisan Budget Act (H.J.Res.59) which President Obama signed into law.The Transboundary Agreement removes uncertainties regarding development of transboundary resources in the resource-rich Gul ...




Friday, December 20, 2013

Renewable Energy Is Now The Source Of 40 Percent Of Scotland?s Electricity

CREDIT: ShutterstockRenewable energy use is at a record high in Scotland, according to new government figures.In 2012, Scotland got 40.3 percent of its electricity from renewable sources ? up from 36.3 percent in 2011 and just 24.1 percent in 2010. The Scottish government plans to get half of its electricity from renewable energy by 2015 ? a target it said it was on track to meet ? and 100 percent of its electricity by 2010. Scotland?s renewable ...




Video reports from anti-hydraulic fracturing battle-field in rural Romania

An intense anti-hydraulic fracturing protest is underway in a remote tiny Romanian village, Pungesti, where the Jandarmeria (military style police from the central government) were deployed to brutally put down protester ...



Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Get ready for another Keystone XL showdown on Capitol Hill

Gage SkidmorePaul Ryan hearts Keystone.Congressional Republicans are feeling heat from their base for compromising with the president and Senate Democrats on the budget ? or, as we used to call it, ?governing.? And so, with yet another debt-ceiling limit increase on the horizon in February or March, House Budget Chair Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) and Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) have said we will default on the national debt unless they ...

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Federal Investigation Reveals Massive Taxpayer Giveaway to Oil and Gas Drillers

Bobby McEnaney, Senior Lands Analyst, Deputy Director Western Renewables Energy Program, DC Interior Department Abandons Reforms that Would Have Addressed this GiveawayToday the General Accounting Office (GAO), the investigatory arm of the federal government, released findings of a new investigation concluding that the Department of Interior (DOI) has utterly failed to ensure that U.S. taxpayers are being fully compensated for reve ...



What A Year: 45 Fossil Fuel Disasters The Industry Doesn?t Want You To Know About

While coal, oil, and gas are an integral part of everyday life around the world, 2013 brought a stark reminder of the inherent risk that comes with a fossil-fuel dependent world, with numerous pipeline spills, explosions, derailments, landslides, and the death of 20 coal miners in the U.S. alone. Despite all this, our addiction to fossil fuels will be a tough habit to break. The federal Energy Information Administration in July projected that fos ...

In this photo taken Saturday, July 27, 2013, a cleaning vessel clears the oil after about 50 tons of crude oil that was leak from a pipe spilled into the sea off Rayong province, eastern Thailand.



Interior Department Has Stopped Trying To Raise Oil And Gas Royalty Rates, Say Government Auditors

CREDIT: AP Photo/James MacPhersonA report released Tuesday by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) found that the Department of the Interior has ?discontinued? an effort to increase the royalty rate that companies must pay to the government for extracting oil and gas from onshore public lands. The report also raises serious questions about whether taxpayers are receiving a fair return for the extraction of their natural resources. Curr ...

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Chemicals Found In Water At Fracking Sites Linked To Infertility, Cancer

CREDIT: APAn analysis of water samples from hydraulic fracturing, or ?fracking,? sites found the presence of hormone-disrupting chemicals, according to a new study published Monday in the journal Endocrinology. ?With fracking on the rise, populations may face greater health risks from increased endocrine-disrupting chemical exposure,? senior author Susan Nagel told The LA Times.The study tested surface water and groundwater samples in Garfield Co ...

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Know your LEDs: Light-Emitting Diode Bulbs Set to Go Mainstream in Households Globally

If you?re not up to speed on LED bulbs, the time to get smart is now. Light-emitting diode bulbs are set to become household words in the U.S. and much of Western Europe, and soon will be in China and other countries, as competition heats up below the $10 (U.S.) price point.read mor ...



Philips LED bulb with rad design set for January arrival

(Phys.org) ?Netherlands-based Philips' SlimStyle LED bulbs will be arriving on January 2 at Home Depot stores, and the SlimStyle appears to be a promising newcomer in lightbulbs, with a flat design, energy-saving benefits. and ease of use for consumers. Intended as a replacement for 60- watt incandescents, SlimStyle is highly efficient; it uses only 10.5 watts, yet still puts out 800 lumens ...



Thursday, December 5, 2013

Top 10 Ways To Save Money And Energy

Save Money and Energy http://MrEnergyCzar.com Hi everybody. This video is the top 10 ways you can save money and energy at home. • Facebook: http://www.faceb...


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Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Before and after Peak Oil

Peak Oil http://MrEnergyCzar.com Hi everybody, MrEnergyCzar here, with special guest Got Solar Girl. This video is about what is valued now versus what will ...


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Sunday, December 1, 2013

MPGe Exposed

MPGe http://MrEnergyCzar.com Hi Everybody, MrEnergyCzar here. This video is about explaining what MPGe or miles per gallon equivalent is. • Facebook: http://...


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