From Carpe Diem:
Here are a few excerpts from two recent interviews on energy issues:
1. From an interview with Daniel Yergin in the Wall Street Journal:
We expect to see tight-oil production [oil extracted from dense rock formations] grow dramatically over the rest of this decade. If you take what’s happening in the U.S. and what’s happening in Brazil and Canada, we’re going to see a rebalancing of global oil flows. By the [...]
Mitt Romney looks set to declare war on America’s wind energy industry, further emphasising the dividing line between the presumptive Republican presidential candidate and President Barack Obama on energy issues.
Romney’s campaign confirmed this week he wants to end long-standing tax credits for wind farm projects when the incentives come up for review later this year.
The pledge means the popular production tax credits (PTCs) – which have helped drive a surge [...]
May 31, 2012
Premier Alison Redford will meet today with global financial and political leaders in an elite and secretive gathering Alberta premiers have only rarely been asked to join.
Redford’s invitation to this year’s Bilderberg meeting in Chantilly, Va., signals energy issues will figure prominently in the private but informal discussions among politicians and royalty, academics and presidential advisers, billionaires and bank chairmen from both sides of the Atlantic, [...]
Ladies looking to keep cool this summer might want to invest in the latest piece of lingerie – an ice pack bra.
Triumph’s new Super Cool Bra, unveiled in Tokyo, comes complete with gel pads which should be placed in the freezer for up to two hours before inserting into the cup area.
The bizarre piece of underwear, which comes in two different colours, is also adorned with a sprig of mint and miniature wind [...]
Excerpt from the article:
Support for development of fuel sources such as wind and solar power has diminished in the United States during the past year, a survey found. The March 7-11 poll, conducted by the Pew Research Center for People & the Press, found 52 percent of those responding indicated support for alternative fuel was more important than increasing oil, coal and natural gas production, while 39 percent indicated [...]