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Assets or Liabilities? Fossil Fuel Investments of Leading U.S. Insurers

The 40 biggest insurance companies in the U.S. have nearly $500 billion invested in fossil assets. This analysis by CERES and Mercer recommends them take a harder look at the consequences of climate change and a lower-carbon future. Bibliography: Cynthia McHale & Rowan Spivey, Created in collaboration with Mercer Assets or Liabilities? Fossil Fuel Investments …

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Reality Check on U.S. Government Forecasts for a Lasting Tight Oil & Shale Gas Boom

Drilling Deeper: A Reality Check on U.S. Government Forecasts for a Lasting Tight Oil & Shale Gas Boom investigates whether the Department of Energy’s expectation of long-term domestic oil and natural gas abundance is founded. It aims to gauge the likely future of U.S. tight oil and shale gas production based on an in-depth assessment …

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Shale and Wall Street: Was The Decline In Natural Gasprices Orchestrated?

In this report, Deborah Rogers from Energy Policy Forum explores the role of Wall Street investment banks in the recent shale gas drilling frenzy and related drop in natural gas prices. Title: Shale and Wall Street: Was The Decline In Natural Gasprices Orchestrated? Author: Deborah Rogers Date published: Feb 13 Publisher: Energy policy Forum See …

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Drill, Baby, Drill

In this landmark report, J. David Hughes from Post Carbon Institute takes a far-ranging and painstakingly researched look at the prospects for various unconventional fuels to provide energy abundance for the United States in the 21st Century. While the report examines a range of energy sources, the centerpiece of “Drill, Baby, Drill” is a critical …

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The ‘Shale Gas Revolution’: Hype and Reality

This work takes a sobering look at the so-called shale gas revolution. Key points: The ‘shale gas revolution’ – responsible for a huge increase in unconventional gas production in the US over the last couple of years – is creating huge investor uncertainties for international gas markets and renewables and could result in serious gas …

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