Rhein on Energy and Climate

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The new US approach on climate policy has led American oil and energy companies to redefine their positions. Realising that it is no longer possible to block any action aiming at reducing C02 emissions they now accept working with the Administration with the objective of obtaining the most business-friendly solutions. Their main concern is, of… » read more

Posted by Eberhard Rhein

Humanity is living through its worst financial crisis since the Great Depression 1929-33. A decade of complacency, self-deceit and appalling flaws of government regulation and oversight, above all in the USA but also in Europe, have been at the root of the financial disaster that has been unfolding for the past 18 months. It has… » read more

Posted by Eberhard Rhein

Gasoline prices in Europe went up by about a quarter during the first half of 2008, to a peak of around € 1.50 in late July, a normal consequence of the spectacular rise of oil prices. For a short time, gas prices became the dominant concern of car owners, no longer able to pay for… » read more

Posted by Eberhard Rhein