Leviathan

MEMGA! Leviathan natural gas field comes online $150M under budget

Guest natural gas cheer-leading by David Middleton MEMGA! = Making the Eastern Mediterranean Great Again! It seems like just a few weeks ago that some nitwit was bemoaning the death of the eastern Mediterranean… Noble Energy’s first gas from Leviathan comes in $150M under budget 12/31/2019 HOUSTON – Noble Energy announced the commencement of natural…

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“History’s Greatest Sea is Dying”… Because Gratuitous Reference to Climate Change

Guest “I schist you not” by David Middleton GLOBALHistory’s Greatest Sea Is DyingThe failure of countries bordering the eastern Mediterranean helps explain the difficulty of carrying out successful climate-change negotiations. PETER SCHWARTZSTEINDECEMBER 14, 2019 Most of the world’s seas are in some kind of environmental trouble, but few have declined as quickly or from such…

Another electric car company goes belly up

JERUSALEM (AP) — It was an audacious idea that came to symbolize Israel’s self-described status as “Start-Up Nation,” a company that believed it could replace most gasoline-powered cars with electric vehicles and reduce the world’s reliance on oil — and all within a few years. But it all came crashing down. The company, Better Place,…

Wild about grains and global warming

This makes me wonder, since most of the world’s food supply is from cultivated grains, as opposed to wild ones, and since yields have been increasing thanks to selective breeding programs, fertilizer use, and better farming practices, where’s the problem? From the University of Haifa, Wild cereals threatened by global warming: Wheats and barleys are…