Bloomberg BNA — Research on the local impacts of shale gas development finds a host of positive and negative impacts, with the long-term consequences still to be determined, according to scholars reviewing different aspects of the activity.
A television advertisement in Alaska, where Democratic Senator Mark Begich is seeking re- election, criticizes federal government inaction and shows a candidate by a snowmobile saying: “Washington will figure out that I don’t take no for an answer.”
Proponents and critics of Keystone XL are unleashing a final flurry of pleas to persuade the government on the pipeline, which has become a flash point in a debate over energy development versus climate protection.
Energy Development Corp., the largest Philippine geothermal power generator, fell the most in more than four years on concern earnings will decline after the company said its typhoon-damaged plants are inoperable.
Sovereign wealth fund 1Malaysia Development Bhd. may build the nation’s biggest solar power plant ahead of an initial public offering, the Edge Financial Daily reported, citing industry sources it didn’t identify.