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Energy: Oil, Agriculture, Food, Commodities & Cost of Living (13)


PlanetArk – Analysis: Wood Fuel Poised To Be Next Global Commodity; MSNBC.com – Drought in US, EU stressing crops, farmers; U.S. wheat prices are on their way to their biggest weekly gain; Financial Times blog, “Beyond BRICS” – Locusts: looming … Continue reading

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Energy: Oil, Agriculture, Food, Commodities & Cost of Living (12)


Bloomberg – World Food Prices Rise to Near-Record High as Inflation Speeds Up, UN Says; USA Today – Food for thought: How energy is squandered in food industry; Bloomberg – France’s Second-Hottest April in Century Desiccates Farm Fields; Irish Economist … Continue reading

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Energy: Oil, Agriculture, Food, Commodities & Cost of Living (11)


Commodity Online – The end of cheap energy is here: IEA: The International Energy Agency warned that it won’t be easy to reverse the rise in energy prices because it’s getting harder to access and exploit conventional resources. “The age … Continue reading

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Energy: Oil, Agriculture, Food, Commodities & Cost of Living (9)


Aengus Ó Snodaigh TD / Sinn Féin – Government must address fuel poverty crisis: “2,500 households have had their gas and electricity cut off in the first two months of the year. 150,000 ESB customers are experiencing debt difficulties and … Continue reading

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Energy: Oil, Agriculture, Food, Commodities & Cost of Living (8)


New Zealand’s Stuff.co.nz – Slavery at sea exposed: Secret papers reveal the government has allowed fishermen from poor countries to be exploited in New Zealand waters. Workers are fishing in rusting boats turned into high seas sweatshops… The government papers … Continue reading

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Energy: Oil, Agriculture, Food, Commodities & Cost of Living (7)


ZeroHedge – Gaddafi Starts Bombarding His Own Oil Fields John Robb / Global Guerillas – JOURNAL: Oil > $100 Crunch time ahead (again)?: All of the excessively financial leverage and fraudulent derivative wealth we had during the last melt down … Continue reading

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Energy: Oil, Agriculture, Food, Commodities & Cost of Living (6)


Reuters – Libya rebels may sell first oil cargo this week PlanetArk – Analysis; Political support may be holding for nuclear power and offshore oil: A theory of “Peak Everything” suggests we are running short of vital assets such as … Continue reading

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