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The BlogNotions Energy Blog delivers a diverse series of perspectives provided by thought leaders in a variety of energy niches. Presented by NetLine, this forum delivers compelling updates on the latest advancements in the energy and power industry, discussions of renewable energy strategies, new ideas for advancing green efforts, implications of public policy on power production, and much more. Here you can find helpful information, ask questions, and collaborate freely.

Exxon Oils the Palms of Climate Science Deniers

Word that ExxonMobil is still funding climate science deniers comes as no surprise but does reveal much about how feckless and arrogant the company is. Basically, the oil major is playing with us while thinking we won’t notice. A long piece this month in the Huffington Post by Elliott Negin, a senior writer at the […]

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Nonlinear: New York, London, Shanghai underwater in 50 years?

Those under the impression that climate change is advancing at a constant and predictable rate don’t understand the true dynamics of the issue. The rate of increase of the carbon dioxide concentration in the atmosphere, the main driver of climate change, went from 0.75 parts per million (ppm) per year in 1959 to about 1.5 […]

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Has U.S. oil production started to turn down?

The plunge in oil prices last year led many to say that a decline in U.S. oil production wouldn’t be far behind. This was because almost all the growth in U.S. production in recent years had come from high-cost tight oil deposits which could not be profitable at these new lower oil prices. These wells […]

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Nuclear Anniversaries–July:

A Busy Month Today, I continue my series of nuclear milestones of the month.  If May and June were slightly light on historical events, July more than makes up for it.  July is noteworthy in the US as the first reactor to supply power to the commercial grid.  It is also noteworthy for the number […]

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But I Don’t Want to Drive Using Hydrogen!

Hydro Kevin Kantola July 15, 2015 Hydrogen Fuel 17 Views Over the years, I’ve heard more than a few naysayers and critics exclaim, “But, I don’t want to drive using hydrogen!” And my response has been, “I reality, you already are.” Here are a few facts about driving vehicles and using hydrogen: Hydrogen fuel cell […]

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A Shell game?

When the CEO of Royal Dutch Shell chats up the importance of renewable energy as part of the globe’s future energy mix, one might well be a tad suspicious—after all this is an oil major speaking, right? Could it be that Ben van Beurden has seen the light, powered by things other than fossil fuels? […]

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Climate Change and Science:

The Case for Greater Logic A recent article in the New York Times highlighted some of the inconsistencies many of us have long noted between the concerns over climate change and the actions being taken–or not being taken–and added a few. Eduardo Porter starts his discussion by asking whether America’s efforts to combat climate change […]

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Top 20 List of Celebrities Who Have Driven a Hydrogen Car

In 1978, Jack Nicholson was one of the first celebrities to drive a hydrogen car (and drink its tailpipe water). Since then there have been other eco-celebrities and notables who have stepped up to the plate and stepped inside an H2 vehicle. Since the published stories across the Internet are a bit scattered in regard […]

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