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Attenborough: 'Solar Energy Should Undercut Oil'
Offbeat  (tags: Solar energy, Oil, Environment, Attenborough )

Ray
- 241 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Sir David Attenborough is attending the UN climate conference in Paris.He is working with the Global Apollo Programme,
Shell Stops Arctic Activity After 'Disappointing' Tests
Offbeat  (tags: shell, Oil, Drilling, Alaska, disappointing, Environment )

Ray
- 304 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Royal Dutch Shell has stopped Arctic oil and gas exploration off the coast of Alaska after "disappointing" results from a key well in the Chukchi Sea.
Shell Gets Final Permit for Arctic Oil Drilling
Offbeat  (tags: Shell, drilling, Oil, Arctic, business, Alaska, USA )

Ray
- 346 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Oil and gas giant Shell has been granted the final permit it needs to begin drilling below the ocean floor for oil in the Arctic.
Oil Platform Ablaze in Gulf of Mexico, 28 Workers Evacuated âEUR" Coast Guard
Offbeat  (tags: Tags Accident, Ecology, Global economy, Oil, Science, USA )

Ray
- 430 days ago - rt.com
A fire broke out early Friday morning on a small oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico, forcing the evacuation of 28 workers. No injuries were reported, but a 1.4-mile oil slick was visible in the water.
Hundreds Protest Against Arctic Oil Drilling Plans
Offbeat  (tags: oil, shell, environment, Protests, Arctic Drilling Plans, Seattle, USA )

Ray
- 436 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Hundreds of people have taken to the waters of Elliot Bay in Seattle to protest against plans to drill for oil in the Arctic by energy giant Shell.
A Drop in the Ocean: Recovery Projects Worth $134 Million Proposed for BP Oil Spill
Offbeat  (tags: Tags Corporate news, Ecology, Law, Oil, USA )

Ray
- 463 days ago - rt.com
Officials overseeing the cleanup of the Gulf of Mexico have proposed 10 new recovery projects, worth $134 million. The funds are part of a $1 billion fund set aside by BP to deal with the Deepwater Horizon disaster, the worst oil spill in US history.
Texas Pushes Forward With Bill That Would Ban Fracking Ban
Offbeat  (tags: Tags Fracking, Law, Oil, Politics, USA )

Ray
- 466 days ago - rt.com
The Texas state House of Representatives has passed a bill that would block cities in Texas from banning the controversial oil and gas exploration method known as hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.
To Frack or Not to Frack?
Offbeat  (tags: fracking, energy industry, water pollution, natural gas, oil )

Ray
- 469 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Supporters of fracking say it could be the future of the energy industry in the UK, allowing more access to natural gas and oil than ever before.
Most Americans Still Back Nuclear Power, See Future in Solar âEUR" Poll
Offbeat  (tags: Energy, Gas, Natural resources, Oil, Resources, Shale, USA )

Ray
- 486 days ago - rt.com
Americans are increasingly looking to solar and wind energy for the future, but most of them still support nuclear energy, a new Gallup poll shows. Overall support for oil and natural gas exploration has dropped, due to divided opinions on fracking.
Virunga Mountain Gorillas Under Threat
Offbeat  (tags: Animals, Oil )

Ray
- 502 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo has told the BBC the country is looking to redraw the boundaries of Virunga National Park.
I-Wonder: How Did Oil Come to Run Our World?
Offbeat  (tags: Education, Oil, Environment, Business )

Ray
- 518 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Oil dominates every aspect of our lives. It fuels our cars, it is used in the production of our plastic goods, the electricity for our homes and factories and can even be found in the fertiliser for the soil in which our food grows.
Will the Falling Oil Price Undermine Green Energy?
Offbeat  (tags: oil, green energy, greenproducts, Sustainabililty, CO2emissions, environment, eco-friendly, health, ecosystems, business )

Ray
- 530 days ago - m.bbc.co.uk
Common sense would surely tell you that if you slash the cost of one source of energy, then alternatives look less appealin
âEUR~Execution of Saddam Hussein WasnâEUR(TM)t About Justice, But About US Profits âEUR~
Offbeat  (tags: Saddam Hussein, Execution, Conflict, War, Iraq, Oil, Politics, Busines, USA )

Ray
- 534 days ago - rt.com
The former Iraqi ruler Saddam Hussein was not executed as justice for crimes he committed, but for his opposition to Wall Street, political analyst Caleb Maupin told RT. The auction to sell the piece of rope he was executed with proves that, Maupin says.
Senate Approves Keystone XL Pipeline
Offbeat  (tags: Oil, Pipeline, Politics, Senate, USA )

Ray
- 546 days ago - rt.com
The Republican-controlled Senate passed a bipartisan bill approving construction of the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline, prompting a showdown with President Barack Obama, who has promised to veto the legislation.
 

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