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from The Great Debate:

Peak demand leaves refineries idle

March 1, 2010

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

U.S. refiners have emerged as the biggest losers from the previous surge in oil and push for cleaner energy. The industry's brief golden age has swiftly given way to a prolonged dark period of adjustment and decline.

from UK News:

Are you losing faith in climate science?

February 26, 2010

climatechangeWhile attending a meeting of prominent climate sceptics during the U.N. Climate Conference in Copenhagen in December (an anti-COP15, if you will), I listened to each of the speakers put forward their theory on why conventional evidence on the primary causes of climate change should be dismissed as, for lack of a better phrase, complete hokum.

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.

In the fight against climate change, carbon capture is crucial

October 16, 2009

chalmers_small- Hannah Chalmers is a postgraduate researcher at the Centre for Environmental Strategy at the University of Surrey. All views expressed are her own -

from The Great Debate:

Energy realism and a green recovery

September 9, 2009

jay-pryor-- Jay R. Pryor is vice president of business development for Chevron. The views expressed are his own. --

from The Great Debate:

A stimulating energy policy

January 28, 2009

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- Robert Engle is the Michael Armellino Professor of Finance at New York University Stern School of Business and a Nobel Laureate. His views are his own. -

from The Great Debate:

Ukraine gas crisis spurs EU energy policy

By Paul Taylor
January 13, 2009

Paul Taylor Great Debate-- Paul Taylor is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own --

The gas dispute between Russia and Ukraine that has left hundreds of thousands of Europeans shivering in the winter cold is bound to accelerate plodding European Union efforts to build a common energy policy.