energy independence

How Anti-Frackers Raise The Risk of UK-Wide Blackouts

The risk of blackouts this winter has increased compared with a year ago, according to National Grid. More people demanding more energy at a time when new power stations are a rarity means that as supply meets demand something has to

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Second Wave of U.S. Oil Boom Will Bankrupt OPEC

With every OPEC member now at a higher break-even cost than the U.S., it is OPEC members that are at risk of being bankrupted in the second wave of the U.S. oil boom.