Tagged Climate

To beat the climate clock, don’t be a pollyanna

By Michael Leifman Concordia University’s climate clockRecently I posted something lauding Japan for pursuing R&D on commercial uses for carbon. This strategy is needed badly in order to beat the climate clock, but we can’t lose sight of the enormity of the challenge. In.. Click headline for full article Read Full Article Here For more…

Can Latin America replace Venezuelan exports?

By Daniel Baruch Where will US Gulf Coast refiners find heavy sour barrels to make up for Venezuelan supply that have been a staple of their diet? That question shows the primary concern hasn’t been over the quantity lost as much as the quality lost. Attention has turned to Latin America because Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador…

Driving energy efficiency investment beyond 2020

By Clare Taylor With rising GDP, the European Union is once again at risk of missing the 2020 targets for energy efficiency, and yet more ambitious targets for 2030 lie ahead. Regulation, especially for energy efficiency in buildings, is already driving demand, according to the European Investment Bank, with commercial banks acting as aggregators. Peter…

Big Science, Too Big to Tackle Climate Change?

By Jim Baird The Nature paper, Large teams develop and small teams disrupt science and technology by Wu et al. demonstrates that between over the period 1954–2014, after analyzing 65 million papers, patents and software products smaller teams have tended to disrupt science and technology with new ideas and opportunities, whereas larger teams tend to…..

Visualizing US oil & gas production (through October)

By Enno Peters US – update through October 2018 This article contains interactive dashboards also available in the original blog post. — This interactive presentation contains the latest oil & gas production data from 98,450 horizontal wells in 10 US states, through October 2018. Cumulative oil and gas production from these wells reached 9.9 Gbo…

Air leaks in air compressor systems

By Sebastian Gray Anyone recommend equipment or a tool (in the UK) that can identify air leaks in an air compressor system? Click headline for full article Read Full Article Here For more great articles: The Energy Collective – The world’s best thinkers on energy & climate

Azerbaijan to become a more significant supplier of natural gas to Southern Europe – Today in Energy – U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

By Matt Chester Azerbaijan is an important supplier of crude oil and natural gas in the Caspian Sea region, particularly to European markets. Azerbaijan’s exports of natural gas are poised to become a more significant part of the country’s economy. Azerbaijan produced about 600 billion cubic feet (Bcf) of dry natural gas in 2017 and…

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