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Global Research

To paraphrase the famous quip during the 1992 US Presidential debates, when an unknown William Jefferson Clinton told then-President George Herbert Walker Bush, "It's the economy, stupid," the present concern of the current Washington a

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Reuters

"We are now seeing two major trends that will accelerate the growth of photovoltaics: the development of advanced technologies, and the emergence of China as a low-cost producer," Janet Sawin, a senior researcher at the Worldwatch Institute

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Guardian

Russia has agreed to supply Burma with its first nuclear reactor, in a move that is likely to dismay the US and raise fresh fears about the spread of nuclear technology around the world. Russia's atomic energy agency said it had reached a deal

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AP

A gauge of future economic activity showed the U.S. economy will slow in coming months, reversing recent gains and suggesting higher gas prices and a sluggish construction industry are beginning to take their toll.

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LA Times

It has not even reached parliament, but the oil law that US officials call vital to ending Iraq's civil war is in serious trouble among Iraqi lawmakers, many of whom see it as a sloppy document rushed forward to satisfy Washington's clock.

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New York Times

Inspectors for the International Atomic Energy Agency have concluded that Iran appears to have solved most of its technological problems and is now beginning to enrich uranium on a far larger scale than before, according to agency's top officials

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UPI

A critic of Iraq's draft oil law with perhaps the biggest shadow -- one its original authors -- says the version penned by oil experts has been compromised by politics and he no longer wants it approved. "I think really the majority of the

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Financial Post(Canada)

How much money does it take to screw ina compact fluorescent light bulb? About $4.28 for the bulb and labour -- unless you break the bulb. Then you, like Brandy Bridges of Ellsworth, Maine, could be looking at a cost of about $2,004.28

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Whiskey and Gunpowder

"LA is a great, big freeway," go the words to the song. It is also on the world's great oil provinces, with historical oil extractions over the past 110 years of something near 9 billion barrels, and still counting. This volume easily

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Energy Bullentin

A groundbreaking will take place Monday at Nellis Air Force Base, just north of Las Vegas, Nevada, in the desolate arid, windswept Mojave Desert. The ceremony will initiate construction on what will be the largest solar photovoltaic(PV) array

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LiveScience.com

Since 1956, when American geophysicist M. King Hubbert correctly predicted that U.S. oil reserves would hit a peak within 20 years, experts have debated when the same might occur globally.

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Dr Wayne Campbell

Solar cell technology developed by the University’s Nanomaterials Research Centre will enable New Zealanders to generate electricity from sunlight at a 10th of the cost of current silicon-based photo-electric solar cells.

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China Daily

China's top oil producing and offshore companies simultaneously unveiled major discoveries on Monday. PetroChina announced it had discovered a "very rich" oil field at Bohai Bay the biggest in China in the past decade while CNOOC said

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LA Times

Off the western coast of Scotland, on the Isle of Islay, science teacher Ray Husthwaite turn on the light in his classroom. The electricity comes from a power cable that runs to the mainland. But it also comes from the sea.

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AP

Strong demand for corn from ethanol plants is driving up the cost of livestock and will raise prices for beef, pork and chicken, the Agriculture Department said. Meat and poultry production will fall as producers face higher feed costs, the departmen

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NY Times

Pemex is in trouble. Its production and proven reserves are falling, and it has no money to reverse the slide. Mexico is the second-largest supplier of imported oil to the US, after Canada, but its total exports are slipping. Mexico may have trouble

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AP

[and he is so happy to be in Latinia] Taunted by leftist President Hugo Chavez of Venezuela, President Bush on Friday insisted the United States is not neglecting Latin America and celebrated an alternative-fuels pact with Brazil as proof.

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Independent

The ethanol boom is coming. The twin threats of climate change and energy security are creating an unprecedented thrist for alternative energy with ethanol leading the way. That process is set to reach a landmark on Thursday

Anarchapulco June 2024