Environment Forum

Shale Gas Valuation Index

By Reuters Staff
February 20, 2010

Following is the Thomson Reuters North America Shale Gas Valuation Index, based on closing share prices from Feb. 18.

Shale Gas Valuation Index

By Reuters Staff
February 18, 2010

Following is the Thomson Reuters North America Shale Gas Valuation Index, based on closing share prices from Feb. 17.

Retailers reject oil sands — a good move?

February 12, 2010

CANADA BOOMTOWN

Two big U.S. retail chains have turned their back on Canada’s oil sands, a move that was both hailed and derided, split as you might expect along environmental lines.

Factbox: Renewable energy targets around the world

By Reuters Staff
January 28, 2010

(Reuters) – Several countries have introduced subsidies or incentives to encourage clean energy production, such as feed-in tariffs or green certificates. Listed below are countries which have established renewable energy targets from 2013 to 2020.

from Tales from the Trail:

“Heroism fatigue”: another hurdle for U.S. climate change action?

January 11, 2010

GERMANY/Could "heroism fatigue" be yet another bump in the road for any U.S. law to curb climate change? And what is "heroism fatigue" anyway?

from The Great Debate:

Weatherization heats up in 2010

December 21, 2009

OBAMA/

By John W. Edwards, Jr.

President Barack Obama certainly is walking the walk when it comes to weatherizing America’s homes.

What about China?

December 12, 2009

(Updates with comments from Raymond Pierrehumbert, Knut Alfsen and Kim Carstensen)

The silent revolution in energy efficiency

December 11, 2009

– John Kemp is a Reuters columnist. The views expressed are his own —

John Kemp

Current debates about cutting energy consumption and carbon emissions often carry a strong undercurrent of asceticism.

from The Great Debate UK:

Government intervention key to low-carbon economy

November 16, 2009

Scientists argue that rich nations must make drastic cuts in greenhouse gas emissions to prevent dangerous climate change. The way energy is used, priced and created would have to change in order to institute these cuts.

from Tales from the Trail:

Team Obama’s Environmental Irony Tour

August 7, 2009

OBAMA/Okay, so it's August in Washington. It's hot. Congress has gone home. Even the summer interns are packing up and getting out of town. So it's not surprising that top members of the Obama administration might be ready for a road trip.