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    Obama on our energy future: "We’re making new investments in the development of gasoline, diesel, and jet fuel that’s actually made from a plant-like substance, algae -- you've got a bunch of algae out here," Obama said at the University of Miami today. "If we can...

    Newt has released a 28 minute video discussing energy independence. (h/t numerous readers) Via Human Events, the video will be broadcast in key markets, in its entirety. Also, it was done entirely from memory, without aid of notes or a teleprompter. Big question: Will people watch a...

    Windmills are a centerpiece of Obama's energy plans for the nation. We've already documented how wind power subsidies take from the windless to give to the winded, and some problems when the wind blows too much. Here's another, from Britain, regarding noise pollution: Wind turbines are being turned off...

    When I dubbed the nascent Solyndra scandal "Teapot Solyndra" in memory of the Teapot Dome Scandal, I worried that I might be getting ahead of myself. But with this administration, it's hard to get ahead of oneself.  Fearing the worst usually is the safest bet. And that worst fear seems...

    Taking wasted energy from auto traffic and turning it into electricity sounds hard to believe, but these Israeli researchers may be onto something (h/t LukeHandCool): Scientists in Israel say they have invented a way of turning traffic into electricity. The bright sparks at the country's Technion Institute of Technology...

    More in the high-speed rail follies (h/t Charlie Sykes), from the LA. Times:California's much-vaunted high-speed rail project is, to put it bluntly, a train wreck. Intended to demonstrate the state's commitment to sustainable, cutting-edge transportation systems, and to show that the U.S. can build rail...

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