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One Man’s Quest to Get Elon Musk to Change His Mind
Big Think • Paul Ratner
Business leaders back low-carbon energy system
Financial Times • Ed Crooks
Tory windfarm policy threatens cheap energy in UK, commission finds
The Guardian • Adam Vaughan
Virent’s New CEO Talks Tesoro Purchase, Company Culture, and More
Xconomy • Jeff Buchanan
Latest renewables news hot off the press 24/4/2017
Renewable Energy Mag
Now that its Macron and Le Pen, how do they stack up on renewables
Renewable Energy Mag • Dan Mccue
Texas as a Model for Clean Energy
Breaking Energy • Michael Vinci
Did people power save a trove of EPA data from a shutdown by Trump?
Los Angeles Times • Michael Hiltzik
At the Vienna Science March, a Global Battle Between Reason and Ideology
Pacific Standard • Bob Berwyn
Oil pipeline accidents fell 10% in 2016, joint report says
Oil and Gas Journal • Nick Snow
 
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Climate Change, Economic Policy
One Man’s Quest to Get Elon Musk to Change His Mind
Big ThinkPaul Ratner
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Auto Industry, Climate Change
Business leaders back low-carbon energy system
Financial TimesEd Crooks
Business leaders from international companies including Royal Dutch Shell, General Electric, BHP Billiton and HSBC have backed a plan for
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Barack Obama, Climate Change
Tory windfarm policy threatens cheap energy in UK, commission finds
The GuardianAdam Vaughan
Conservative opposition to windfarms risks the UK missing out on one of the cheapest sources of electricity, according to the head of a Shell-funded industry group. Adair Turner, chair of the Energy Transitions Commission, said wind and solar power costs had fallen...
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Biofuels, Biomass
Virent’s New CEO Talks Tesoro Purchase, Company Culture, and More
XconomyJeff Buchanan
Wisconsin — Last week, Virent, a Madison, WI-based developer of biofuels that are designed to replace crude oil, announced it had hired Stacey Orlandi to serve as the company’s next chief executive. Virent says its base technology can help produce cleaner and...
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Energy & Utilities, Energy Efficiency
Latest renewables news hot off the press 24/4/2017
Renewable Energy Mag
• Renewable energy trends to keep an eye on in 2017Eco Business • Lawmakers Push for More Renewable Energy ProductionKUNR • On solar energy visit, Hassan criticizes Trumps proposed cuts to renewable energy industrynh1.com • Apple backing two huge Oregon renewable-energy projectsBiz...
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Climate Change, Energy & Utilities
Now that its Macron and Le Pen, how do they stack up on renewables
Renewable Energy MagDan Mccue
The results are in from the first round of voting in the French presidential election. Voters now know their choice is between En Marche! leader Emmanuel Macron and Front National leader Marine Le Pen. The second vote is scheduled to take place...
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Economic Policy, Energy & Utilities
Texas as a Model for Clean Energy
Breaking EnergyMichael Vinci
A recent op-ed published on CNBC provides an interesting commentary on the future of American clean energy. According to the authors, Americans, independent of political affiliation, support and value the environment and clean energy. Polling data provides evidence that both conservative and...
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Energy Regulation, Social Media Industry
Did people power save a trove of EPA data from a shutdown by Trump?
Los Angeles TimesMichael Hiltzik
The notice over the weekend shocked scientific and technical researchers on environmental issues: The Environmental Protection Agency’s five-year-old opendata website, a trove of data on air, water, and ground pollution and the sources of toxic chemical releases, was about to be shut...
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Energy Regulation, Environment
At the Vienna Science March, a Global Battle Between Reason and Ideology
Pacific StandardBob Berwyn
This weekend in Vienna, American scientists called for international solidarity to defend facts — while Austrians worried about ideologues next door. Bolstered by some of the 14,000 scientists in town for the annual European Geosciences Union conference, the Vienna March for Science...
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Energy Regulation, Natural Gas
Oil pipeline accidents fell 10% in 2016, joint report says
Oil and Gas JournalNick Snow
The number of US crude oil and petroleum product pipeline accidents in 2016 fell 10% from the previous year’s level, the American Petroleum Institute and Association of Oil Pipe Lines jointly reported in their 2017-19 Pipeline Safety Excellence Strategic Plan and 2016...
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