Energy News of the Day

  • “China National Nuclear Corp., the nation’s biggest nuclear plant builder, said a decline in the spot price of uranium will affect the country’s exploration for the fuel at home and overseas.” – Bloomberg
  • “Petro-Canada, the country’s third- largest oil company, has delayed the C$25.3 billion ($20.6 billion) Fort Hills oil-sands mining project in Alberta because of rising costs and falling oil prices.” – Bloomberg
  • “Somali pirates hijacked a Saudi supertanker loaded with crude hundreds of miles off the coast of East Africa.” – AP (Fill in your own global warming-piracy joke.)
  • “[A] spatial shift of atmospheric circulations can accelerate global-warming-forced gradual changes, leading to a rapid change event.” – Zhang et al., GRL