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Natural Gas Alone Can’t Solve Global Warming

President Obama says we can use natural gas to help solve the climate crisis. Multiple scientists say otherwise. The arguments have been made over and over again. Yes, natural gas burns much cleaner than coal and diesel, but there is such a high rate of methane leakage from natural gas operations that, in some cases, … Continue reading Natural Gas Alone Can’t Solve Global Warming

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BP Statistical Review shows strength of global energy system amid disruptions and shifting world economy

The BP Statistical Review of World Energy 2014 – launched today at the World Petroleum Congress meeting in Moscow – reveals how the world of energy echoed broader global themes in 2013. Emerging differences in global economic performance, geopolitical uncertainty and ongoing debates about the proper roles of government and markets are all reflected in … Continue reading BP Statistical Review shows strength of global energy system amid disruptions and shifting world economy

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Is there life without Russian natural gas?

Political and economic events have always revolved around energy resources. Roughly speaking, gas and oil rule the world. In order to rectify this situation, the EU has been looking for new methods of energy production for decades. Economist Svetlana Lipin shared her views with Pravda.Ru regarding the current state of affairs in the field of … Continue reading Is there life without Russian natural gas?

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Fossil fuels dominate energy consumption

Coal, natural gas, and oil accounted for 87 percent of global primary energy consumption in 2012. The International Energy Agency predicts that by 2017 coal will replace oil as the dominant primary energy source worldwide. Global natural gas production grew by 1.9 percent in 2012, dominated by the United States (with 20.4 percent of the … Continue reading Fossil fuels dominate energy consumption

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