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Energy Innovation

Climate Crisis Influences Multiple Elections in Europe and North America

Climate change has emerged as a front-and-center issue in multiple elections across the world. Read More

topics: Climate change, Elections, Electric Vehicles
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Oil and the Economy

Major Oil Companies Need To Wind Down Oil Production or Face Stranded Asset Risk

As the world stays on track with climate targets, oil and gas companies must begin to consider the fate of new and upcoming projects. Read More

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Petropolitics

Natural Gas Prices Soar Worldwide in a Mark of Extreme Volatility

A perfect storm of supply and demand issues have sent LNG prices soaring. Read More

topics: LNG, Renewables
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Energy Innovation

As Climate Crises Multiply, U.S. Infrastructure Inundated By Disaster

A series of successive climate disasters has exposed U.S. infrastructure as entirely unfit for the 21st century as storms, drought, wildfire and floods grow increasingly destructive. Read More

topics: Climate, Congress, floods, Infrastructure, Wildfires
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Energy Innovation

Hurricane Ida Devastates Louisiana

More than 1 million people were left without power, and key U.S. oil and gas infrastructure was shut down, as Hurricane Ida tore through Louisiana. Read More

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Petropolitics

Risk of Saudi Oil Policy Shift Could Rise in 2022

As peak demand becomes more obvious and decline sets in, the major producers of OPEC+ could see their incentives shift and potentially set off a scramble for market share. Read More

topics: Coronavirus, COVID-19, Low Oil Prices, Oil Demand, Oil Prices, Oil Production, Peak Demand
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Oil and the Economy

The World’s Central Banks Doing Very Little to Head off Climate Disaster

As the climate crisis continues, attention has turned to how central banks can intervene. Read More

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Energy Innovation

Chipaggedon Continues To Hurt The Auto Industry

Automakers continue to bear the brunt of the worldwide computer chip shortage, as the gap between ordering and receiving chips keeps growing. Read More

topics: Automakers, semiconductors, supply chains
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Energy Innovation

Feedback Loops To Accelerate Energy Transition

Multiple feedback loops are emerging that a new report anticipates will push fossil fuels out of the global energy system. Read More

topics: fossil fuels
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Energy Innovation

The Oil Industry’s Methane Polluters

In its damning climate report, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change singled out methane as a particularly damaging source of global climate pollution. Read More

topics: Climate, IPCC, Methane
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Oil and the Economy

White House Struggles to Square Climate Goals and Gasoline Prices

The White House wants to slash greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2030. But asking the OPEC+ cartel to pump more oil seems to undercut those aspirations. Read More

topics: Low Oil Prices, Oil Demand, Oil Dependence, Oil Prices, Oil Production, OPEC, Shale
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Energy Innovation

As EV Sales Improve, So Must Access To Charging Infrastructure

The White House wants to accelerate U.S. EV sales—but prospective owners need charging infrastructure to match. Read More

topics: Charging Infrastructure, Electric Vehicles, EV Charging, President Biden
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Energy Innovation

IPCC: Climate Disasters Will Get Worse Unless Emissions Are Cut

The bombshell IPCC report urges swift, far-reaching changes to the world's energy supply as a matter of urgency. Read More

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Petropolitics

Nearing Completion, Nord Stream 2 Saga Approaches Final Act

A U.S.-German agreement on the Nord Stream 2 pipeline has seemingly put to bed a geopolitical saga that has dragged for more than half a decade. Read More

topics: Biden administration, Germany, Nord Stream 2, Russia
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Petropolitics

A New Deal on the Rocks: Why Sanctions on Iran’s Oil Might Not Be Ending

Iran and the United States remain unable to reach an agreement on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA)—and analysts believe Iran's continued clandestine oil sales mean a JCPOA deal would only have a muted oil market effect. Read More

topics: Biden administration, China, Crude Oil Exports, Iran, JCPOA, President Biden
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Energy Innovation

EVs Make Progress, But A Massive Public Policy Push Is Needed

Caught between fossil fuels and electrification, automakers find themselves at a crossroads. Public policy can guide them the right way. Read More

topics: Automakers, Biden administration, Electric Vehicles, EVs, President Biden
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Oil and the Economy

Japan’s Decision to Cut LNG Demand Clouds Gas Outlook

Japan plans to halve its LNG consumption – disrupting the plans of LNG exporters worldwide. Read More

topics: Japan, LNG, LNG Exports, LNG Markets, Natural Gas
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Oil and the Economy

Study: Methane Leaks In BC’s Gas Operations Much Higher than Thought

A new study has found that methane emissions from natural gas drilling in British Columbia are roughly twice as high as previously thought,. Read More

topics: Climate, LNG, Methane, Natural Gas
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Uncategorized

Democrats Push Ambitious Climate Agenda in Infrastructure Package

Senate Democrats are moving forward with a sweeping infrastructure package aimed at accelerating the clean energy transition. Read More

topics: Clean Energy, Climate, Climate Policy, Energy Policy, Greenhouse gas emissions