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The News That Matters about the Nuclear Industry

June 22 Energy News

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Opinion:

¶ “Energy majors warn of falling fossil fuel demand” • BP’s annual statistical review makes the prospects for the fossil fuels industries look bleak. Oil prices are depressed, gas growth is weak, and coal is failing. “In contrast, renewable energy globally, led by wind and solar power, grew strongly, helped by continued technological advances.” [eco-business.com]

Coal strip mine (Stephen Codrington, Wikimedia Commons)

Science and Technology:

¶ The wine industry’s new normal is heavy rains, hailstones, floods, drought, and sometimes even frost. Wine makers who once took great pleasure in competing against each other to offer the best wine are now locked in a duel with Mother Nature to simply save the vines they manage to grow, as a changing climate devastates vineyards. [News18]

World:

¶ The Scottish Government has approved plans for a 30 turbine tidal park off the south-west coast of Islay. West…

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June 22, 2017 - Posted by | Uncategorized

1 Comment »

  1. Islay still speaks gaelic, as does west Cork. 🙂

    Comment by miningawareness | June 23, 2017 | Reply


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