The World Economy Can Get By Surprisingly Well With $129 Crude

The World Economy Can Get By Surprisingly Well With $129 Crude

This post was originally published on this siteWe can ride out this turmoil, but only if policy makers sit back and wait for the market to rebalance.

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White House to unveil multi-pronged approach to reduce emissions in the manufacturing sector

White House to unveil multi-pronged approach to reduce emissions in the manufacturing sector

This post was originally published on this siteThe White House will unveil new efforts to reduce emissions in the manufacturing sector Tuesday, including nearly $10 billion in Department of Energy funding from President Joe Biden’s signature infrastructure law aimed at “clean hydrogen” manufacturing.

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Biden Fed pick faces GOP fire on climate stances

Biden Fed pick faces GOP fire on climate stances

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Biden’s pick to be the Federal Reserve regulatory chief said Thursday it was “inappropriate” for the central bank to steer business away from fossil fuel companies — despite previously calling on financial regulators to take stronger…

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Environmentalists bristle at early Youngkin moves

Environmentalists bristle at early Youngkin moves

This post was originally published on this siteVirginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin (R) has teed up a series of battles with activists and the state senate’s Democratic majority over environmental policy in his first month in office.     Youngkin placed little emphasis on energy and…

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Why Alabama Coal Miners Are Still on Strike

Why Alabama Coal Miners Are Still on Strike

This post was originally published on this siteKim Kelly Greg Pilkerton has been fighting for better pay and working conditions for 10 months. He explains why he and his union comrades aren’t giving up. The post Why Alabama Coal Miners Are Still on Strike appeared first on The Nation.

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America’s Power Plants Are Low on Coal

America’s Power Plants Are Low on Coal

This post was originally published on this siteCoal piles at power plants have dwindled to their lowest point since the 1970s, and the race to build up inventories ahead of heating season has sent domestic thermal coal prices to their highest levels in more than a decade.

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General Electric to Split Into Three Public Companies

General Electric to Split Into Three Public Companies

This post was originally published on this siteGE said it plans to split into three public companies, focused on aviation, healthcare and energy, starting in 2023.

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West Virginia’s reliance on coal is getting more expensive, and Joe Manchin’s constituents are footing the bill

West Virginia’s reliance on coal is getting more expensive, and Joe Manchin’s constituents are footing the bill

This post was originally published on this siteDuring the winter months in West Virginia, Felisha Chase pays more for her electricity than she does for her home.

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