Tag Archives: natural gas

We Can Love Electric Cars, But Let’s Not Spurn Biofuels

Right now, electric cars have the momentum and the “inevitability” narrative on their side. Is the idea of pursuing two paths forward a waste of money?

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Nord Stream 2: Falling at the Last Fence?

Thanks to interventions by Washington or Brussels, Nord Stream 2 may end up either not being completed or, once completed, find that much of the pipeline cannot in fact be used.

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Bad News from the Global Oil Market

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Trump’s tweet-based badgering of the Saudis to increase production will not ease pressures resting on the global oil market. High time to do a reality check.

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Russia: Energy Resources and Corruption Perception

Russia has abundant natural resources, but is also highly dependent on them.

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Nordstream 2: How Germany Lets Down Europe

For all the emphasis on pursuing Germany’s “national interest,” the planned new pipeline undermines the EU, Germany itself and German influence in Europe.

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Out of Proportion: US Carbon Emissions

How does the U.S. CO2 output compare to its population share?

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Iran Protests: The Oil and Gas Dimension

Iranians have long taken national pride in their natural resource wealth. But ordinary people aren’t seeing the benefits.

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India and the Great Game of Energy

Will signing two big energy deals with Russia irritate both China and the U.S.?

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Russia-China Energy Agreement: The World’s Largest Ever Commercial Deal

Russia Pivots to Asia

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To Deal With Russia, Germany Needs Renewables

Will the Ukraine crisis force Germany to backtrack on the Energiewende?

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