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Disastrous Friendly Fire Event in Pakistan Could Grind the U.S. Afghan Campaign to a Halt
IEA Report Advises Governments to Embrace Renewables and Nuclear Power
The good news is that on 8 November the International Energy Agency released its 2011 “World Energy Outlook.”
While it will cheer nuclear advocates, overall the report makes for grim reading.
Pulling no punches, the report states at the outset, “There are few signs that the urgently needed change in direction in global energy trends is underway.”
Canadian Oil Sands – A Good Investment? Not in Europe, Apparently
Any American watching cable TV over the past few months can hardly fail to have noticed the seemingly ubiquitous advertisements extolling the virtues of extracting oil from Canadian oil sands, which the commentators assure their audience has a carbon footprint largely comparable with traditional fossil fuels, and which, if developed will provide not only millions of new jobs but billions of dollar