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January 12 Energy News



¶ “Canada’s Vast Source of Climate Pollution May Go Bust” • The Canadian oil sands are one of the world’s most important sources of climate pollution, and they are America’s biggest source of imported oil. And they may be about to go bust. The reason is that oil prices need to be above $80 per barrel for mining oil sands to be profitable. [Climate Central]

Oil sands processing in Alberta. (Credit: Kris Krug / flickr) Oil sands processing in Alberta. (Credit: Kris Krug / flickr)

¶ “If Present Trends Continue, China May Become a Sustainable Development Success Story. (Really!)” • This year has already been characterized by global political uncertainty – and waning confidence in US climate policy. Now China is posed to assume the role of world leader in climate diplomacy and clean-energy finance. [UN Dispatch]

¶ “Renewables Are a Rising Global Tide – and the US Better
Pay Attention” • If the US…

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