Liz Dunlap

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Revealed: US almost launched nuclear weapons during Cuban Missile Crisis

During the height of the Cuban Missile Crisis, an Air Force airman says that his unit was ordered to launch a nuclear attack on the Soviet Union. His …

MAJOR ALERT: Russia said to be considering nuclear retatiatory strike against ISIS as revenge for the downed Russian airliner

In response to the purported downing of a Russian civilian airliner in the Sinai in Egypt, which ISIS is claiming responsibility, the Kremlin is now …

US, South Korea pledge to strengthen defenses

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The U.S. and South Korea are pledging to strengthen their combined defenses against what they call threats by North Korea, …

North Korea

First new US nuclear power plant in 20 years scheduled to open in Tennessee

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission just greenlit its first new nuclear power plant in 20 years. The group has granted an operating license for the …

Argentina to study solar energy for rural areas - report

October 2 (SeeNews) - Argentina is installing a network of 30 stations in different regions to evaluate the solar resource for use in agriculture and …

A cloud over solar energy

<b>To the editor:</b> I met with a solar firm recently hoping to get solar panels for my home. I am in the process of getting an arborist to let me know if my trees can be trimmed to let me install enough panels to cancel out my electric bill. ("Sun block," Business, Sept. 27")<p>Now I find out through The …

I Bought a Used Electric Vehicle—Here's How It's Worked Out So Far

Got a plug I can use?<p>From the October 2015 issue<p>My wife, Tina, watched the new owner of her old Volkswagen Golf reverse down our driveway and putter off. Then she went into the house and lay down on the floor and cried. In an effort to comfort her, I fanned her with the stack of fresh $100 bills, a …

Electric Vehicles

Shell move dims oil prospects, delights environmentalists

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Royal Dutch Shell has abandoned its long quest to become the first company to produce oil in Alaska's Arctic waters, …

With a $20M incentive, Carbon XPRIZE takes aim at climate change

Unless you’ve been camping out under a rock for the last decade, you probably know that we’re totally destroying the Earth. We of wanton use of …

£6 Billion Of Crappy Renewable Energy: Just What The Third World Needs

<b>The British government has just announced plans to spend £6 billion of taxpayers money so that people in the Third World can buy more green energy in</b> …

Wind Power

Big utilities enter market for small rooftop solar

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Traditional power companies are getting into small-scale solar energy and competing for space on your rooftop.<p>The emerging …

Solar Power

Shell Oil Abandons Controversial Drilling Off Alaska's Shore

Citing a lack of enough oil to make the project worthwhile, Royal Dutch Shell Oil is halting its effort to drill for oil off Alaska's shore "for the foreseeable future." The company has spent some $7 billion on the exploration project.<p>Shell announced the move late Sunday, describing what the …

Shell To Suspend Oil Exploration In Alaskan Arctic

After spending $7 billion, Shell has decided to stop exploration off the coast of Alaska "for the foreseeable future."<p>Transcript<p>ARI SHAPIRO, HOST:<p>The company Royal Dutch Shell is stopping its drilling operations in the Arctic for the foreseeable future. The oil company says it failed to find enough …

Want to see the business case for green energy? Just look at China

The narrative around renewable energy sources is typically framed almost entirely in terms of their contribution to reducing carbon emissions and …

Jeb Bush Praises Energy Potential in Quest for Economic Growth

CANNONSBURG, Pennsylvania— Jeb Bush called for "embracing the energy revolution" as part of his plan to achieve four-percent economic growth when he unveiled his energy reform proposals Tuesday at an energy company outside of Pittsburgh.<p>“Praise Jesus!" Bush said of the potential of American …

Energy: the future is renewable and distributed

With centralised fossil-fuel and nuclear generation both undesirable and increasingly unviable, the answer is to make our energy local, distributed …

Fossil Fuels