February 4, 2013

Can Natural Gas Push Nuclear Out of Market?

Rod Adams, Atomic Insights


Rebecca Smith asked an interesting question in a recent Wall Street Journal article titled Can Gas Undo Nuclear Power? She describes how financial analysts are wondering whether or not certain nuclear plants are at risk of being shuttered as being uneconomical in an era of cheap natural gas. . .

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January 28, 2013
How Fossil Fuels Saved Nature
Indur Goklany, MasterResource
The collective demand for land to meet humanity’s demands for food, fuel, and oth­er products of living nature is—and always has been—the single most important threat to ecosystems and biodiversity. Yet... more ››
January 28, 2013
Fossil Fuels are Humanity's Liberator
Indur Goklany, MasterResource
For most of history, outside of conflict, human existence was defined by climate, weather, disease, and other natural factors. Virtually everything that humanity depended upon was the recent product of living nature. . . more ››
January 30, 2013
A New Era Begins in Natural Gas
Laurent Belsie, CS Monitor
If anyone needed confirmation that America's boom in natural gas has entered a new phase, the fall of Aubrey McClendon just provided it.Over a quarter century, the flamboyant but shrewd dealmaker helped build tiny Chesapeake... more ››
January 30, 2013
How Ukraine Hopes to Avert a Winter Gas Melee
Steve LeVine, Quartz
The International Monetary Fund arrived in Kiev today to discuss a Ukrainian budget crisis exacerbated by an unexpected $7 billion natural gas bill from Moscow, and revived talk of a gas war with Russia. Looming in the backdrop... more ››
January 30, 2013
McClendon Out at Chesapeake: A Takeover Next?
Chris Helman, Forbes
The chief executive of Chesapeake Energy and the greatest wildcatter of his generation, Aubrey McClendon, will resign from the company he founded on April 1.The news has caused shares of Chesapeake, the nation’s... more ››