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April 18, 2014
Russia may lose energy game over Ukraine, U.S. says
Washington (UPI) Apr 17, 2013
Russia has "a lot to lose" if it continues to use energy as a geopolitical tool in the row over Ukraine, a U.S. State Department spokeswoman said. Russian President Vladimir Putin warned European energy security was at risk because of disputes over Ukraine's gas debts. Russian company Gazprom suspended a price discount for Kiev following the February upheaval and Ukraine could lose out on gas supplies if it doesn't settle its debt, Putin said. State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf said ... read more
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Obama launches measures to support solar energy in US
The White House Thursday announced a series of measures aimed at increasing solar energy production in the United States, particularly by encouraging the installation of solar panels in public spaces. ... more

Fracking study in Pennsylvania finds few water concerns
Water quality in Pennsylvania hasn't been affected by hydraulic fracturing in the state, a report from state's conservation department said. ... more

Deep sea rocks may be future source for rare earth metals
Smart phones are ubiquitous, but the materials they're made of are "rare" - at least rare enough to be called rare earth metals. ... more


BOEM extends planning time for OCS renewables
Companies now have more time to submit plans to the federal government for offshore renewable energy projects, the Interior Department said. ... more


N.D. governor questions coal pollution limits
North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple said a "one-size-fits-all" effort to reduce carbon dioxide emissions isn't the right tool to control pollution. ... more
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Chinese dream trumps environment as cars sales boom
When accountant Ariel Wang bought a new car a few weeks ago, environmental protection was far from her mind even though smog has reached crisis levels in China's commercial hub Shanghai. ... more

China gears up for huge car show, eyeing growth prospects
Global automakers will flock to the largest car show in the world's biggest car market next week - but environmental concerns and slowing Chinese economic growth mean the road ahead could be bumpy. ... more
24/7 News Coverage
12 Nepalese guides killed in worst-ever Everest accident

Thousands evacuated near Peru volcano

Illegal logging widespread in Peru, says study

Japan to redesign Antarctic whale hunt after UN court ruling

NASA Highlights Magnetospheric Multiscale Mission at Local Fair

S.Africa, Mozambique reach deal to fight rhino poaching

Sub dives deeper in hunt for missing MH370


Alberta investing in CCS for oil sands
The provincial government in Alberta, Canada, said it set aside more than $1 billion for carbon storage and storage facilities for oil sands projects. ... more

Malaysia, Australia in deal on black box custody: report
Malaysia and Australia will sign a deal specifying who handles any wreckage from missing flight MH370 that may be recovered, including the crucial "black box" flight data recorders, local media reported Friday. ... more

U.S. to fund cutting-edge renewable energy programs
As much as $4 billion in loan guarantees may be available for cutting-edge renewable energy technologies, the U.S. Department of Energy said. ... more
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Physicists discover new type of particle using Large Hadron Collider
A new and exotic atomic particle - one that doesn't mesh with traditional particle physics models - has been discovered by researchers at Syracuse University. ... more

Libya expecting oil sector to recover
Libya's oil sector may be able to make up for losses incurred by a rebel blockade as soon as production and export levels return to normal, a spokesman said. ... more
Space News from
NASA Completes LADEE Mission with Planned Impact on Moon's Surface

Quest for extraterrestrial life not over: experts

Satellite telecom vulnerable to hackers: researchers

First Earth-sized planet found in 'habitable zone': NASA

Growth of Antarctic ice sheet triggered warming in the Southern Ocean during Miocene

Xi urges China to build up joint space and air power

Russia launches its new ICBM from Plesetsk space centre


U.S. oil inventories at record high
The amount of crude oil at Gulf Coast facilities reached the highest level ever because of production gains and new transit routes, the U.S. government said. ... more

More production expected from top U.S. oil shale basins
Oil production from some of the top shale basins in the United States is expected to increase by 70,000 barrels per day next month, the Energy Department said. ... more

FAR Ltd. expects oil bonanza offshore Senegal
Australian energy company FAR Ltd. said Thursday developing offshore reserves in Senegal may open the flood gates for new oil deposits. ... more
Expanding energy access key to solving global challenges

Study Says Renewables to Hit 16 percent by 2018

Gazprom Neft helps Iraqi electricity capacity

Emerging research suggests a new paradigm for "unconventional superconductors"

Scientists Capture Ultrafast Snapshots of Light-Driven Superconductivity

Libya expecting oil sector to recover

12 U.S. states account for 80 percent of wind power

Group to spearhead German wind farm program

BOEM extends planning time for OCS renewables

Shiny quantum dots brighten future of solar cells

Let the Sun Shine In: Redirecting Sunlight to Urban Alleyways

Better solar cells, better LED light and vast optical possibilities


South Stream still on table, Russia says
Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said Friday the European community hasn't formally rejected the South Stream natural gas pipeline. ... more

Total finds oil offshore Ivory Coast
French energy company Total said Thursday it made an oil discovery while drilling in the deep waters offshore Ivory Coast. ... more

Weibo IPO below expectations, raises $285.6 mn
Sina Weibo sold fewer shares than expected in its US IPO which was priced below expectations ahead of a Thursday listing that takes place after tech selloffs on Wall Street. ... more

Fracking to thank for lower emissions, API says
The American Petroleum Institute said hydraulic fracturing of shale reserves helped lead to the gas production increase credited with lowering U.S. emissions. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Russia to 'boost military presence' on disputed Kurils

Rouhani says Iran bears no hostility to the world

F-35 in first international flight

US to send 'non-lethal' military aid to Ukraine: Hagel

ISS to Beam Video via Laser Back to Earth

US settlement reached to sell Iran-owned skyscraper in New York

Iraq policeman dies shielding recruits, attacks kill 21


12 U.S. states account for 80 percent of wind power


Tech giants look to skies to spread Internet


Problem wells source of greenhouse gas at unexpected stage of natural gas production


Scientists Capture Ultrafast Snapshots of Light-Driven Superconductivity


New 'switch' could power quantum computing


Study Says Renewables to Hit 16 percent by 2018


"RoboClam" hits new depths as robotic digger


New Self-healing Plastics Developed


Expanding energy access key to solving global challenges


Floating nuclear plants could ride out tsunamis

ORNL study pegs fuel economy costs of common practices

First Liquefied Natural Gas Tank Rolls Off Assembly Line

KYOCERA's Solar-Powered Recharging Station for Electric Vehicles Installed at SHINTEC HOZUMI for Disaster Prevention

Genetically modified tobacco plants as an alternative for producing bioethanol

Scientists achieve first direct observations of excitons in motion

Cork trees offer greener source of polyester

Engineers develop new materials for hydrogen storage

Researchers bolster development of programmable quantum computers

New technique takes cues from astronomy and ophthalmology to sharpen microscope images

CEBAF Accelerator Achieves 12 GeV Commissioning Milestone

LNG answer to European energy woes, Hoeven says

Technip, Heerema win third giant Angolan oil contract

First section of South Stream pipeline manufactured

Arctic decision expected from Cairn Energy in 2015

Nobel winners to White House: Reject Keystone XL

Canadian oil exports increase

Google takes hit on growth disappointment

China's economy slows sharply in first quarter

Bitcoin exchange MtGox in administration, bankruptcy eyed

Alibaba steals Yahoo's thunder ahead of IPO

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