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  • 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...
  • Climate change warnings

    The latest word on climate change is not good — world emissions of carbon dioxide from energy use rose 1.4 percent last year to set a new record, according to the International Energy Agency. At this pace, the agency reports, global temperatures...
  • Where's the urgency to addressing global climate change?

    Your editorial on the International Energy Agency's "World Energy Outlook Special Report: Redrawing the Climate Energy Map" was right on the money ("Climate change warnings," June 11). Having read several books about the lead-up to World War II, it is...
  • Renewables are the world's fastest-growing energy source

     
    Renewable energy--in the form of solar power, wind, hydroelectric and other types--is the world's fastest growing energy resource....
  • Energy watchdog warns against reliance on fossil fuels

     
    The Paris-based International Energy Agency warned today that world governments are locking themselves into a potentially disastrous future that depends too much on fossil fuels. The message came as the IEA released its annual World Energy Outlook....
  • U.S. fuel exports hit new record in August

     
    Companies that run the nation's vast system of oil refineries have accelerated their exports of processed fuels, particularly diesel, to foreign customers to new record highs, according to the U.S. Energy Department. Analysts say the trend has become a...
  • U.S. officials say China is reducing purchases of Iranian oil

     
    China has fallen in line with Western efforts to cut back purchases of Iranian oil and will be spared economic punishment threatened under a new round of U.S. sanctions, Obama administration officials said this week....
  • Electricity in India long dogged by theft, waste, experts say

     
    Long before blackouts left more than 600 million people in the dark across India this week, analysts inside and outside the country had fretted over its beleaguered power system. The problems are manifold: India has ramped up capacity to generate power,...
  • Gas prices here break $4

    Gas prices here break $4
    For the first time since the summer of 2008, gasoline prices in Chicago have climbed over the $4 mark. The BP station at Lawrence Avenue and Marine Drive in Uptown is charging $4.09 for a gallon of regular this morning. $4.29 for premium. "It's crazy...
  • Green Home Tax Incentives

    Green Home Tax Incentives
    While many homeowners may grumble over the price tags on energy-efficient appliances and products, federal tax credits are making going green more affordable. In 2006 the Treasury Department and the IRS issued guidance (Notice 2006-26), which allowed...
  • 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...