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Oil prices surge after Iran shoots down US drone

Thursday's incident marks the first direct Iranian-claimed attack on US assets amid the escalating crisis.

Oil prices surge after Iran shoots down US drone

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New York State passes its own 'Green New Deal'

Most aggressive climate bill in the US sets ambitious clean energy targets: tripling solar and building offshore wind.

New York State passes its own 'Green New Deal'

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OPEC spat over meeting date exposes Saudi-Iran hostility

Tehran points finger at Riyadh for infighting as tensions rise over US sanctions on Iranian oil exports.

OPEC spat over meeting date exposes Saudi-Iran hostility

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Trump's rollback of GHG curbs won't stop shift away from coal

Trump's efforts to stop 'war on coal' won't stop the transition to cheaper electricity generated by wind, sun and gas.

Trump's rollback of GHG curbs won't stop shift away from coal

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What's behind US pressure on Iraq to become energy independent?

US push for Iraq's 'energy independence' aims to isolate Iran and take advantage of oil and gas reserves, analysts say.

What's behind US pressure on Iraq to become energy independent?

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Canada's Trans Mountain oil pipeline is approved

Construction on the controversial expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline is planned to start this year.

Canada's Trans Mountain oil pipeline is approved

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Argentina's power outage is a hit to its fragile economy

South American blackout adds to embattled President Mauricio Macri's electoral woes as he seeks reelection in 2019.

Argentina's power outage is a hit to its fragile economy

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Egypt in $500m settlement with Israel Electric Corp

An arbitrator ordered Egypt to compensate Israel in 2015 after a gas supply deal collapsed due to attacks on a pipeline.

Egypt in $500m settlement with Israel Electric Corp

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Oil tanker insurance costs to jump after Gulf attacks

Tensions in the region are at the highest they can be without an actual armed conflict, says a top shipping association.

Oil tanker insurance costs to jump after Gulf attacks

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Oil tanker incident sends Gulf stocks into retreat

Every major stock index in the Gulf fell following oil tanker incident near the Strait of Hormuz.

Oil tanker incident sends Gulf stocks into retreat

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Crude prices surge after tanker incidents in Gulf

Oil prices had dropped to five-month lows before the latest incident involving tankers in the Middle East.

Crude prices surge after tanker incidents in Gulf

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Japan says reducing carbon emissions is an 'urgent issue'

A new report restates the government's goal to increase the proportion of energy it derives from renewable sources.

Japan says reducing carbon emissions is an 'urgent issue'

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Rosneft chief accuses US of using energy as a 'political weapon'

Rosneft's Sechin accuses Washington of 'energy colonialism', citing US sanctions on Iran and Venezuela.

Rosneft chief accuses US of using energy as a 'political weapon'

Al Jazeera World

The Gaza Gas Deal

The untold story of how behind-the-scenes deals prevented Palestinians from exploiting valuable natural resources.

Zimbabwe

Why do the lights keep going out in Zimbabwe?

The Stream also discusses Botswana's move to allow elephant hunting and freedom of expression in Mauritania.

Why do the lights keep going out in Zimbabwe?