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Are You Driving the Right Car for an Oil Crisis?

July 31, 2014 by Amy Myers Jaffe
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With further escalation in hostilities in Iraq as the militant group, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria tries to lock down more oil and gas assets, it is hard not to worry that an oil crisis might be looming. So far, the looming global instability has not ratcheted up US gasoline prices.[read more]

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Dollar a Gallon Gasoline

April 2, 2014 by Keith Henson
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People have looked resource (and now climate change and global warming) disasters in the face so long that I am not entirely sure they are actually able to deal with something llike good news. It will be interesting to see how much flack I get for this article.[read more]

The Losing Economics of Investing in Aging Coal Plants: Part 1

March 30, 2014 by NRDC Switchboard
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Economics are increasingly favoring investment in renewable energy at the expense of dirty coal energy. As the price of solar dips, the domestic demand for coal wanes and a growing number of companies are eager to get out of their investments in aging coal plants.[read more]

Charging Ahead Towards Dollar-a-Gallon Clean Fuel

November 18, 2013 by Max Baumhefner
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Clean Fuel Price Future

The Charge Ahead California campaign to deploy one million electric cars, trucks, and buses in the state within ten years. The campaign’s goal marks an important milestone on our path towards a zero emission vehicle fleet needed to meet California’s long-term climate goals.[read more]

Cheap Oil, Expensive Gasoline

July 11, 2013 by Gal Sitty
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Gasoline Prices

Lately, it seems like every other day there is a report about how the middle of the country is “awash in cheap oil,” thanks to an oil production boom. Conversely, consumers are still paying record-high prices to fill up their tanks at the pump.[read more]

Energy Efficiency: May The Cheapest Fuel Win

June 25, 2013 by Gal Sitty
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Energy Efficiency GO!

It may come as a shock to many people who might believe that drilling more oil will decrease prices, but the facts clearly show that record levels of oil drilling coincide with record levels of oil prices.[read more]