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New Technology Could End The Debate Over Pipeline Safety
By Guest Column
Who could have ever imagined that North America would surpass Saudi Arabia as the world’s largest producer of oil and natural gas liquids? A decade ago, that would have seemed laughable.
Yet that’s exactly what has happened; and it’s not just Saudi Arabia that has been left in North America’s dust—Russia has, too.Fear Of Russia Pushes Europe Back To Coal
By Guest Column
Germany will continue to need coal-fired power plants, its energy regulator said, warning that Europe’s biggest economy should not rely solely on renewables or risk increasing exposure to Russian gas as it shuts down nuclear plants. “Those who call for an end of coal power generation don’t have much interest in a reliable energy policy,” Jochen Homann, president of the Federal Network Agency, or BnetzA, told an energy industry conference Wednesday. “We will close further nuclear plants; these capacities need to be replaced,” he said, adding that coal power was vital to achieve this.—Reuters, 27 August 2014The Canadian Rangers and Arctic Climate Change
By Sierra Rayne
According to an article by Dean Beeby of the Canadian Press, “Arctic rangers want better equipment to deal with climate change.” The Canadian Press used the Access to Information Act to obtain a report from the Canadian Forces which apparently detailed concerns the Rangers—“largely aboriginal reservists who patrol the North”—have regarding the Arctic’s changing climate.Spain’s Green Energy Experiment
By Institute for Energy Research
The Institute for Energy Research released today a case study on Spain’s failed green energy policies. This is the second entry in a series of case studies on Europe’s green energy disaster (click here to read IER’s case study on Germany).
Tablift makes tablets standup and be noticed - while Belkin and Nomad do their bit for flexibility
By Jim Bray
Three products designed to make life with your i or Android device even more rewarding than usual offer solutions to very different problems. But do they all pull it off well?Asteroid-1950-DA
By Dr. Klaus L.E. Kaiser
The Asteroid-1950-DA has a 0.3% chance to hit Earth some 800 years from now in 2880.