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Blowout week 164

In this week’s blowout, Scott Pruit to lead the EPA, Tony Blairs intervention strengths the Nationalists hand, OPEC preparing to cut more, shale drillers on a roll, conventional oil discoveries dry up, coal power closure in the USA, Ukraine short of coal, Drax underperforms, China to cut coal production, Toshiba’s nuclear woes, Oroville Dam damaged by floods, hydro power more dangerous than gas, Belgium buys electric busses, BBC to track carbon instead of making decent programs, New Zealand bucks the global warming trend, Winter cold a hazard for Europeans. Continue reading

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Blowout Week 157 – New Year’s Edition

We kick of this week with a look at EU gas imports from Russia. And then follow with Russians hack into a Vermont utility; Toshiba’s nuclear business in trouble; nuclear power in Iran, Switzerland and South Africa; uranium in the US and Spain; Yucca Mountain nuclear waste storage; coal in China and India; the Energiewende and the “Trump Effect”; Hawaii accelerates drive for 100% renewables; renewables records fall in Europe; Drax secures its future; post-Brexit investment surge in UK; Scotland’s renewable targets; electric vehicle costs; Swansea Bay tidal project adrift; climate change and Arctic warmth; more blackouts in South Australia and climate skeptics hoping to come in from the cold. Continue reading

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