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Environment and Energy Report June 6, 2010

Environment and Energy Report June 6, 2010

THIS WEEK: By Ken Haapala, Executive Vice President, Science and Environmental Policy Project

After the Royal Society announced it was reconsidering its extreme pronouncements on global warming, several articles appeared discussing the proper role of science societies. As Philip Stott mentions in ...

Read more: Environment and Energy Report June 6, 2010

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Washington Post Exposes BP ties to Eco-Groups

Other Media Ignore Controversy

Business and Media Institute

Nature Conservancy and other left-wing environmental organizations accepted millions from oil giant, broadcast networks silent. 

British Petroleum's (BP) reputation has been marred by the April oil rig explosion and subsequent oil spill ...

Read more: Washington Post Exposes BP ties to Eco-Groups

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Carmel Daniele: Put Cash in Colombia's Oil and Brazil's Iron

Carmel Daniele: Put Cash in Colombia's Oil and Brazil's Iron

Financial guru Carmel Daniele is none too concerned with the euro debt crisis, hemorrhaging oil in the Gulf or depressed natural gas. She's too busy making money. Whether it's oil in Colombia or potash in Peru, she's always looking for ways to improve the fortunes of her namesake CD Capital Private ...

Read more: Carmel Daniele: Put Cash in Colombia's Oil and Brazil's Iron

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BP had no plan for Deepwater Horizon disaster

BP had no plan for Deepwater Horizon disaster

British Petroleum did not have an emergency response plan for its Deepwater Horizon drill rig; such plans direct personnel to the proper procedures for responding to incidents like the current spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

In testimonybefore the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee on ...

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INL Nominates Energy, Medicine, Optics Technologies For R&D 100 Awards

INL Nominates Energy, Medicine, Optics Technologies For R&D 100 Awards

Biodiesel production from wastes, medical imaging from better radioisotope production, and significantly improved gun sight optics highlight Idaho National Laboratory technologies nominated for the "top-of-the-world competition" in 2010. 

INL demonstrates its diverse research capabilities by ...

Read more: INL Nominates Energy, Medicine, Optics Technologies For R&D 100 Awards

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Sven Del Pozzo: Ban BP but don't Expect Offshore Ban

Sven Del Pozzo: Ban BP but don't Expect Offshore Ban

Sven Del Pozzo, until recently a senior oil and gas analyst with C.K. Cooper and Co., is nothing if not honest. In this candid interview with The Energy Report,Del Pozzo discusses the importance of Gulf of Mexico oil exploration to the U.S. economy, the need for more reflective oil price markers, ...

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Global Cooling, Global Warming and Climate Change Weekly Report, May 30 2010

THIS WEEK:

By Ken Haapala, Executive Vice President, Science and Environmental Policy Project 

EPA has carefully prepared a trap, but will it trap itself? It has played hard ball in its Endangerment Finding that carbon dioxide emissions "endanger human health and welfare."  But faced with the hard ...

Read more: Global Cooling, Global Warming and Climate Change Weekly Report, May 30 2010

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The U.S. Spent Nuclear Fuel Policy: Road to Nowhere

The U.S. Spent Nuclear Fuel Policy: Road to Nowhere

The Nuclear Waste Policy Act and Amendments of 1982 and 1987 established a national policy and schedule for developing geologic repositories for the disposal of spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive wastes. Those deadlines have come and gone; the cancellation of Yucca Mountain was only the ...

Read more: The U.S. Spent Nuclear Fuel Policy: Road to Nowhere

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Why Do Some Scientists and Media News Blame Everything on Global Warming?

Why Do Some Scientists and Media News Blame Everything on Global Warming?

Cause for alarm?  Why do scientists and news stories blame everything on global warming? Fortune and glory.

We're often asked, What really causes all these alarms about global warming disasters?

As scientists and policy analysts,  who've studied our ever-changing climate for a combined 65 years and ...

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