Energy: The Race Is Getting Hot
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“It’s not a privacy shield, it’s an accountability shield". Edward Snowdon on the "privacy" deal of the European Commission
Ethanol – corn alcohol – won’t take you as far as a gallon of gas. But that doesn’t mean it is isn’t powerful stuff. Politically powerful stuff.
Respected commenter F. William Engdahl postulates that the world is in for another big oil shock.
Germany and Spain have begun to learn that photovoltaics is not the boon it was - and still is - made out to be.
Last November the Russian Energy Ministry announced that it will begin test-trading a new Russian oil benchmark. If successful, the Russian crude oil benchmark futures contract traded on Russian exchanges will price oil in rubles and no longer in US dollars. It is part of a de-dollarization move that Russia, China and a growing number of other countries have quietly begun.
The world’s largest economies are reporting either negligible productivity growth or a decline in productivity.
Despite the torrents of self-congratulatory rhetoric currently flooding into the media from politicians and assorted groups of the environmental movement, the latest round of non-solutions are among the most potent forces shoving industrial civilization on its one-way trip to history’s compost bin.
Researchers have detailed an array of vulnerabilities and shoddy design choices with payment terminals used in Europe. These allow a hacker to steal a victim's PIN code and magnetic strip from their card, and even pose as any terminal and send funds to any bank account.
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"The idea is to keep tankers on the water as long as you can and try to find a stronger market." Energy trader talking to Reuters