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Home Runs: Homegrown solutions can end fossil fuel rollercoaster

...embraced this trend are seeing results. In Germany, national policies instituted years ago have grown the renewable energy sector to nearly 400,000 jobs. Germany is now well on its way toward its goal of 100 percent renewable energy by 2050...
My Turn: Alaskan can safely exit the Arctic oil rapids

...resource optimization. Russia, which holds the largest reserves of Arctic oil and natural gas, has nationalized its energy sector. As a consequence, global political and economic trends are less likely to impact Russia's aggressive strategy in...
Sullivan says he backs state minimum wage measure

...economy and supporting its workers and businesses. He said continued efforts are also needed to support Alaska's energy sector, streamline state and federal regulations and make the tax system more competitive.His position on the state minimum...
Murkowski ready to lead Senate Energy Committee

...stage. "If you think about the areas we have seen a real bump up for our nation's economy, it has been in the energy sector. The chance that we will have as a country with a Republican majority, my ability to set the agenda as chair of the...
Global, national economics influence Alaska

...street in the North Slope with the passage of the bill."Still, Conerly is cautious about future prospects of the energy sector in Alaska that's dependent on oil taxes and revenue."It wasn't very long ago that oil was at $40 and even...
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Fight brews over private stake in a Mexican icon share in a percentage of the oil they find, or revenue from it. "Mexico cannot delay the transformation of its energy sector any longer," Sen. David Penchyna wrote in a recent newspaper column. "The economic premises are outdated, but...
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US seen overtaking Saudis as biggest oil producer

...Energy developments in the United States are profound and their effect will be felt well beyond North America - and the energy sector."Rebounding U.S. oil and gas production is "steadily changing the role of North America in global energy trade...
Williams sells refinery, stores for $265 million

...and Corpus Christi, Texas. "Flint Hills Resources is excited about becoming a part of the Alaska community and its energy sector," president Dave Robertson said. "We look forward to bringing cleaner-burning fuels to Alaskan consumers...
China, India and Brazil are on the rise as the West stagnates

...the Washington, DC-based Inter-American Development Bank combined. Brazil is a world leader in four strategic energy sectors: nuclear, hydropower, biofuels and oil. It has five of the world's 25 largest hydro dams. It is by far the world's...
Con: 'Green energy' is the best route to profitable public investment

...of green energy policies. It found that the stimulus created or saved 997,000 green jobs - including jobs in the energy sector - through the end of 2010. One can view some of these jobs online via the website, although these...


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