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by dkoplow on Apr 08, 2014 | Read More | Give Feedback
For more than half a century, hydrocarbon deposits have enriched many middle-eastern countries beyond measure.  But geology didn't favor all spots equally, and Israel pretty much came up dry.&
Israel, Leviathan, natural gas development, royalty relief, sovereign wealth funds, Tamar
by dkoplow on Mar 17, 2014 | Read More | Give Feedback
Ahh, how the petty world of politics doth make fools of us all.  It is not enough that Elon Musk is trying to start a new car company in a market segment ruled by massive multinationals. 
Chris Christie, electric vehicles, Elon Musk, Flash Jams, Geico, New Jersey, photovoltaic, Solar City, Tesla
by dkoplow on Mar 06, 2014 | Read More | Give Feedback
In one of their recent blog posts, the Nuclear Information Resource Service (NIRS) called attention to the apparently amazing efficiency of Chinese new build nuclear reactors.  Two new units a
accident liability, China, NIRS, nuclear subsidies, state owned enterprises
by dkoplow on Feb 27, 2014 | Read More | Give Feedback
Colorado's govenor John Hickenloper has estimated that annual sales and excise taxes on the state's legal marijuana market will bring in as much as
Colorado, fossil fuel subsidies, hemp, John Hickenloper, marijuana, Michael Bennet, Rocky Mountain Institute
by dkoplow on Feb 19, 2014 | Read More | Give Feedback
Homeowners are lucky if they get a 60 day rate lock on their mortgage application.  Nuclear reactor developers seem to have no such problem:  agreements for multi-billion dollar subsidize
Fisker Automative, loan guarantees, nuclear subsidies, Solyndra, title 17, Vogtle

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