Has Support for Renewable Energy Peaked?
March 20, 2014 | Nature.com
Nature.com has an article that looks at the support provided to renewable energy a few years ago compared to today. This is an industry that responds strongly to some types of government support but that support might be losing steam in the USA and other countries.
Using US Energy as a Political Lever?
April 6, 2014 | Houston Chronicle
"The Ukraine-Russia crisis has Congress and the Obama administration rushing to consider monumental changes to accelerate exports of natural gas that will permanently and negatively affect the energy landscape for natural gas domestically." Quoted from the Houston Chronicle. (Many people will disagree with this article both from a political and economic perspective. An different view can be found here and a dual perspective here.)
Related: What is LNG?
Fish in Antarctic Lake Vostok?
July 9, 2013 | BBC
Lake Vostok is a "lake" located about 2 1/2 miles below the surface ice of Antarctica. It has not had contact with the atmosphere for millions of years. DNA evidence recovered from drilling allows the possibility that "fish" might live in the lake.
National Geographic has an article that quotes other researchers who are skeptical about the DNA evidence.