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Cheap Oil Drives Calls for Gas-Tax Hike

But the bigger struggle will be to leverage that breathing room into political support for a broader carbon tax.

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Bulgaria Is the New Battleground in Fighting Russian Energy Dominance

Why the energy agendas of the United States, Europe, and Russia are colliding head-on in Bulgaria, a small, Russophile country in the far-off corner of Europe.

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Nicolas Maduro’s Excellent Adventure

With his country's oil-based economy reeling, Venezuelan President Maduro travels the world looking for help.

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The Good, Bad, and Ugly of Plunging Oil Prices

Cheaper crude is hammering Russia and Venezuela while boosting oil-thirsty Asia. Its impact on the United States won’t be quite so black and white.

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For Venezuelans, the Fall in Oil Prices Is Personal

It doesn't matter if you're a housekeeper, a repairman, or a restaurant owner: If you're Venezuelan, you're feeling the pain.

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Republican Congress To Set Sights on Energy, Environment

A GOP-led Senate will give congressional Republicans a chance to tick off their bucket list, starting with Keystone XL. But undoing Obama’s green legacy will likely prove a lot harder.

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