Power Breakfast for May 7, 2014


A nearly daily round-up of news for your consideration:

  • Authors of the Texas portion of the federal study on climate change released Tuesday warn that drought conditions will continue and existing efforts to adapt are inadequate, the Austin American-Statesman reports.
  • Government forecasters expect natural gas to cost more this year, averaging $4.74 per million British thermal units. The reason, the Wall Street Journal says, is that stockpiles have not replenished following increased demand during the frigid winter and the shale boom hasn’t produced as much supply as expected.
  • “Senate Republicans want to vote on energy proposals that could bolster their party’s candidates in this fall’s election. Their problem: Majority Leader Harry Reid won’t let them,” according to a Bloomberg report.
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