Five Stories: Shell Stops Drilling Operations in the Arctic… For Now

Here are five recommended reads for today (9/28/15). The Guardian chronicles a major victory for climate activists and consumers with Shell’s announcement: “Shell has abandoned its controversial drilling operations in the Alaskan Arctic in the face of mounting opposition.  Its decision, which has been welcomed...
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Five Stories: Texas Electricity Price Goes Negative

Here are five recommended reads for today (09/21/15). Business Insider reports the seemingly impossible: “The so-called spot price of electricity in Texas fell toward zero, hit zero, and then went negative for several hours. As the Lone Star State slumbered, power producers were paying the...
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Five Stories: Coal Debate Before the Paris Talks

Here are five recommended reads for today (9/14/15). Reuters discloses the debate on coal preceding the Paris debate on climate change: “Rich nations are stubbornly divided ahead of talks in Paris on Thursday to seek a deal to phase out coal subsidies in a foretaste...
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