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International Energy

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  • Global appetite for coal to grow through 2018, report says

    Global appetite for coal to grow through 2018, report says
    Despite grave concerns over its environmental effects, appetite for coal around the world will continue to grow through 2018, according to a report from the International Energy Agency. Efforts in China to rein in coal dependency will push down the pace...
  • 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,......
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Harford County Adopts 2012 International Building Codes

    With Harford County Council Bill 11-51 having been enacted into law, Harford County has completed the legislative process of updating its building and mechanical codes to the applicable 2012 International Codes, commonly called I-Codes, prior to the...
  • When the pump runs dry

    When the pump runs dry
    Under international pressure over its nuclear ambitions, Iran is now threatening to take pre-emptive action, which could include disrupting oil supplies to the West. It will come as a shock to most Americans, but no presidential candidate — nor,...
  • 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...
  • Energy-efficient home shoppers should look for Energy Star label

    In the 1970s, clothing shoppers were advised in a popular advertising jingle from the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union to "look for the union label." In that same spirit, anyone shopping for an energy-efficient home today would be well-advised...
  • Certified ICC Residential Energy Inspector/Plans Examiner course available at HCC

    Harford Community College, in cooperation with the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development, is offering a course for certification as an International Code Council (ICC) residential energy inspector/plans examiner, the Harford County...
  • 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...