A Look At the US Government’s New Pollution Policies

Soon after President Obama was elected, he made a commitment to place the USA on a path to reducing carbon pollution. On June 25th, 2013, he took his most ambitious step yet towards fulfilling this commitment, by unveiling his new climate change … [Read more...]

Russia Building Floating Nuclear Power Plants

The nuclear power debate has surrounded the use of a sustained nuclear chain reaction to generate electricity since the Three Mile Island accident in 1979 and Chernobyl in 1986 and recently Fukushima has reignited the debate. From 1952 to 2011 there … [Read more...]

Extreme Energy, Extreme Implications

James Stafford of Oilprice.com discusses the following topics with Michael Klare: Why we are talking about a resurgence" of American power Why the issue of US natural gas exports is a geopolitical dilemma Why Myanmar is important but … [Read more...]

The New Cold War: The “Putinization” of Uranium Part 2

Yesterday we began looking at the factors involved in Uranium production and how Vladimir Putin is using those factors to his advantage. Today we will continue to look at uranium and how it will affect world energy production for years to come. In an … [Read more...]

The New Cold War: The “Putinization” of Uranium

Although we don't like to admit it,  Uranium is a big part of the energy picture with roughly 16 of the world's electricity coming from nuclear power. In the U.S. it is almost the same at 19%, with 37% coming from coal, 30% from Natural Gas, 7% from … [Read more...]

Bits and Pieces from Casey Research

Porter and Marin on the Future of Oil Prices Porter Stansberry vs. Marin Katusa: Who Won the Bet? By Marin Katusa, Chief Energy Investment Strategist On May 1, 2012, Porter Stansberry and I made a bet. Porter predicted that oil would go below … [Read more...]

Oil in Tunisia?- Should Tunisia be on Energy Investors Watch List?

Major oil companies like Shell have have been jumping at the chance to acquire ground in this former French protectorate that had been neglected for decades. For the first time, major spending has been committed to test Tunisian basins which could be … [Read more...]

Is Your Vote for Sale?

In the following article Tony Sagami of Uncommon Wisdom, shows how election results can be accurately predicted based on economic factors. In our Misery Index we show how two simple factors like inflation and unemployment were the basis of the … [Read more...]

Scotland Leader in Renewable Energy?

Renewable Energy We were fortunate enough to have some time with Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond where we discussed a broad range of topics from Scotland's ambitious renewable energy targets and North Sea oil & gas to Scottish … [Read more...]

Oil Prices- Where Now?

Conflicting Forces at Play with Oil Prices An Interview with Mike Shedlock  As markets continue to yo-yo and commentators deliver mixed forecasts, investors are faced with some tough decisions and have a number of important questions that need … [Read more...]