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International Energy

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Top International Energy Articles

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  • 'The Frackers' tells a one-sided account of the new energy boom

    Fracking on a large scale may be coming soon to California as oilmen converge on the Monterey Shale, a formation that could hold 15 billion barrels' worth of oil. At $100 a barrel, that's … a lot of money. Money is the real subject of Gregory...
  • U.S. on Track to Become Top Oil Producer

     
    Although the U.S. consumes far more oil than any other country, Bloomberg News is reporting some good news; we're on track to energy self-sufficiency. According to the news agency, the U.S. could become the world's top oil producer by 2015,......
  • Natural Perspectives: Dire consequences if we don't curb emissions

    Britain's Guardian newspaper reported recently that the construction of many new fossil fuel-burning power plants may prevent the world from keeping global temperature increases at a safe level. A manageable temperature rise is thought by many scientists...
  • 9 reasons to buy new

    9 reasons to buy new
    As the mortgage crisis continues to inundate the market with distressed properties, today's house hunter has no shortage of cheap, foreclosed homes to pick through. Despite all those deals in the previously-owned home market, consumers shouldn't...
  • Green energy vs. oil

    Re your article "Demand, not speculation, cited for rising oil prices" (May 8), while demand is a factor in rising oil prices, multiple factors must be included to get the entire picture of why prices are rising. International Energy Agency chief...
  • The hottest issue: Climate change dwarfs other problems

    The hottest issue: Climate change dwarfs other problems
    An optimist might want to raise a glass as 2011 winds down. U.S. troops will be out of Iraq by New Year's Eve. The global AIDS pandemic is ebbing. And the U.S. unemployment rate dropped by nearly half a percent in November. But an optimist would have to...
  • Who would follow our example on Keystone?

    Who would follow our example on Keystone?
    While many have long seen America as the global bad boy, everybody likes Canada. If Uncle Sam tucks his pack of Marlboros under his T-shirt sleeve and plays by his own rules, the Canadian moose -- or whatever their Uncle Sam equivalent is -- always...
  • 2012 International Building Codes in effect in Harford

    With Harford County Council Bill 11-51 enacted into law, any new one- and two-family dwellings will now have to be built with automatic residential fire sprinkler systems. The bill was an update to its building and mechanical codes to the applicable 2012...
  • Iraq oil output will nearly triple by 2035, says 'landmark study'

    Iraq oil output will nearly triple by 2035, says 'landmark study'
    Iraq could overtake Russia as the world’s second-largest oil supplier behind Saudi Arabia by the 2030s, nearly tripling its current output, according to a report from the International Energy Agency. In what the Paris-based group calls a “...
  • U.S. to become world's largest oil producer before 2020, IEA says [Google+ Hangout]

    This post has been corrected. See below for details. The U.S. will become the world’s top producer of oil within five years, a net exporter of the fuel around 2030 and nearly self-sufficient in energy by 2035, according to a new report from the...
  • Extreme energy, extreme weather

    Extreme energy, extreme weather
    There were no tornado warnings last Friday night, when I muted the Nationals game around 11 p.m. I listened intently through my living-room window. A train, I thought. Definitely a train. I should have known better. The warnings have been building for...