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Africa and Energy Development

Six of the best performing economies have come from Africa in the past six years, but energy poverty continues to be a significant barrier for development goals. Sub-Saharan Africa will need to power its factories, hospitals, schools, and other foundational infrastructure with cheap and reliable sources of electricity.[read more]

Tar Sands Expansion Cools Down Without Keystone XL

July 3, 2014 by NRDC Switchboard
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Tar Sands and Pipelines

A series of recent energy industry announcements is pouring the proverbial cold water on the argument that tar sands development will happen at the same pace and scale with or without major infrastructure projects like the Keystone XL Pipeline.[read more]

Energy Law's Moment: Turning Points, A Growing Field, and the New Energy Law and Policy Book

May 23, 2014 by James Coleman

Energy law is at a renaissance moment. Nearly every day, judges and regulators across the continent are making decisions on energy policy and infrastructure that will go on to determine the energy future of the United States for decades to come.[read more]