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India offers oil pipeline to Pakistan

By : Sustainability ..., May 31, 2012

India has proposed building a pipeline to its Wagah land frontier with Pakistan.

If constructed, the pipeline could transit up to 50 million tons of petroleum products annually to alleviate Pakistani energy shortages.

An Indian delegation visiting Islamabad and...

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Subject Tags: India , oil

Global carbon-dioxide emissions increase by 1.0 Gt in 2011 to record high

By : Sustainability ..., May 25, 2012

Global carbon-dioxide (CO2) emissions from fossil-fuel combustion reached a record high of 31.6 gigatonnes (Gt) in 2011, according to preliminary estimates from the International Energy Agency (IEA). This represents an increase of 1.0 Gt on 2010, or 3.2%. Coal accounted for...

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Obama’s energy policy a clear target for Republicans and industry leaders

By : Anonymous, Apr 30, 2012

WASHINGTON, April 29, 2012 — President Obama’s energy policies have come under fire as Republicans and industry leaders question his commitment to securing American energy independence as gas prices continue to rise.

Critics are right to worry about rising gas prices...

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EU's green fuel ranking would cost little-report

By : Anonymous, Apr 19, 2012
Proposed EU law requiring fuel suppliers to report the carbon intensity of their product, and which also rank oil from tar sands as particularly polluting, would only cost vehicle drivers around one euro cent per oil barrel, a report said on Thursday.
 
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Subject Tags: European Union , oil

Energy companies turn to high-yield market to fund shift to oil

By : Anonymous, Apr 13, 2012

Energy and pipeline companies have poured into the high-yield market in 2012, taking advantage of attractive rates as they shift their capital to oil and away from natural gas.
 
A total of $22.7 billion in new energy and pipeline paper has come to market year to...

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Subject Tags: Barclays , Business , oil , Reuters

Are Biofuels the potential solution to energy security?

By : Sreepat Jain an..., Feb 24, 2012

With judicious land usage plan, appropriate funding and better awareness, biofuels can definitely aid in establishing a “carbon neutral” energy regime.

Bio-fuels are sustainable and environmental friendly source of energy as they are extracted from plant biomass (...

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Canadian oil companies offer praise for Durban deal

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 14, 2011

Source: CBC news - The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers offered some praise for the Durban agreement on climate change, suggesting it's an improvement over the Kyoto accord which did not include hard targets on some of the major carbon emitters.

Subject Tags: oil

Waste to Fuel: An innovative approach

By : Recycle Energy ..., Jul 22, 2011

An expert from Recycle Energy Co., Ltd., a Japan based waste management company writes about an alternative to use waste plastics by converting them into oil. 

Petrochemicals, such as plastics, are everywhere and indispensable in the modern society. Several...

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Opinion: Decontrol of oil prices is good for environment and economy

By : Pranay Kumar, Jun 2, 2011

While citizens are reeling under the increasing oil prices, a sustainability practitioner shares his opinion on why this is a good move for the environment and economy.

While citizens are reeling under the increasing oil prices, a sustainability...

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Electric cars face hazy future due to nuclear crisis

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 8, 2011

 

Nations worldwide, especially developed economies, have been trying to reduce their dependence on energy made by burning oil, gas and coal.

Greener and cleaner has become the catchphrase for governments as they encourage greater use of renewable energy sources...

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