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by dkoplow on Jul 23, 2014 | Read More | Give Feedback
Transocean owns operates complex offshore oil rigs, including the one that blew out in the Gulf of Mexico back in 2012, killing 11 workers and despoiling the Gulf of Mexico.  There do not appe
corporate inversion, Deepwater Horizon, master limited partnership, MLP, offshore rigs, Oil subsidies, Transocean
by dkoplow on Jul 16, 2014 | Read More | Give Feedback
The IEA is producing two detailed assessments on nuclear energy in the coming months.  The first, a chapter in their vaunted World Energy Outlook, will examine
IEA, nuclear subsidies, power storage, Technology Roadmap, World Energy Outlook
by dkoplow on Jul 15, 2014 | Read More | Give Feedback
Two important publications on fossil fuel subsidies were released last week, though covering quite different aspects of the problem.  The first, by Oil Change International in Washington, DC,
Arctic oil rush, fossil fuel subsidies, Prirazlomnoe, Russia, US, Yamal LNG
by dkoplow on Jun 20, 2014 | Read More | Give Feedback
The first work I did on environmentally-harmful subsidies was in 1988, and wasn't actually on energy subsidies -- at least not at first.  It was an examination of federal government subsidies
aluminum, cogeneration, disincentives to recycling, landfills, primary materials subsidies, WTE
by dkoplow on Jun 19, 2014 | Read More | Give Feedback
1)  Toronto Hydro looks to implement power subsidies on steroids to large consumers.  Trying to cut down power bills?  Use less energy has long been the solution.&nb
Bobby Jindal, Duck Dynasty, fuel efficiency, hybrid vehicles, naval biofuels, nuclear subsidies, Toronto Hydro

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