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Grid Girds for Virus Long Haul

EnergyWire: New York’s historic decision to require workers to live at facilities operating the state’s power grid during the novel coronavirus pandemic may be a test case for the rest of the nation. For the first time, the grid operator…

Fracking Cracking in US and Downunder

Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis: “The fracking sector as a whole has been struggling mightily throughout the decade to register positive free cash flow but for those based in Appalachia, the numbers have been even more dismal,” said…

Music Break: Bob Dylan – Murder Most Foul

Rolling Stone: Bob Dylan, who hasn’t released an original song since 2012’s Tempest,unexpectedly dropped a previously unheard, nearly 17-minute-long new track, “Murder Most Foul,” late Thursday night. Dylan didn’t say exactly when the song was recorded, but his delicate vocal…

Should Corona Bailouts Be Green?

Bloomberg: With every passing week, the pandemic-led economic crisis gets deeper and the interventions to cushion the blow get bigger. Such upheavals in world economies are rare. With governments announcing hundreds of billions of dollars in stimulus packages, many see…

Is the Carbon Bubble Popping?

I don’t think I have to explain the carbon bubble to any readers here. There is more carbon in the ground than we can burn.At some point the world wakes up to climate change, and we stop burning it.Or, something…

Why COVID is like Climate Change

Legendary climate scientist Ben Santer is in self-quarantine with symptoms, has been tested and waiting for results (America, right?)Meanwhile he is writing on the parallels between Covid19 and climate change.Excerpt here: Ben Santer in Scientific American: On day five I…

Young Republicans Pushing Party on Climate

Above, Keira O’Brien, President of Young Conservatives for Carbon Dividends, testifying before the US Senate last year. Christian Science Monitor: The red sign on the red-draped table reads, “Stop Socialism. Unleash Capitalism.” For an exhibitor at America’s largest annual conservative…