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How vulnerable are we to energy shocks?

September 4th, 2007 · Comments Off on How vulnerable are we to energy shocks?

The second category 5 hurricane to hit Caribbean in two weeks leaves uncertainty in the energy market as oil prices head higher. While it is hard to draw the direct correlation between global warming and hurricanes strength, the fact is the oil production in the Gulf of Mexico accounts for 32% of our total oil […]

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Tags: Alternative Energy · Carbon and Climate · Carbon Economics · Carbon Emissions · Carbon Footprint · CO2 Emissions · Energy Costs · Energy Economics · Fuel Costs · Global Warming · Oil Energy · Solar Energy · Wind Energy

Coal: Fueling the American Industrial Revolution to Today’s Electric

August 6th, 2007 · 2 Comments

Why the economics of coal helps us better understand the benefits of wind and solar energy On August 8, 1829, the Stourbridge Lion made entry as the first American steam locomotive in Honesdale, PA initiating the American Railroad. The steam locomotive railroad was the first developed to transport Anthracite coal mined in nearby Carbondale, PA […]

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Tags: Coal Energy · Energy Economics · Historic Energy · Solar Energy · Wind Energy