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Climate Catches 'Huge Break' as Shell Calls It Quits in the Arctic

I just hope that 6,800 foot hole that hit oil and gas at an unprofitable level doesn’t get plugged and patched with a few barrels of plaster and a few gallons of crazy glue. Then we get the blowout in a year or so to deal with.

Far be it from the Saudis to NOT invest in solar power/renewable energy. Even their oil reserves are finite and as long as the sun shines, there is money to be made from that source. Read more: “Solar Power Invades Oil-Rich Middle East”
Solar energy is becoming a major power player in the Middle East (Scientific American)

Their incursion in Yemen is pushed by their goal to have control of the untapped fossil fuel reserves discovered in that country…not unlike the U S motives worldwide.