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Renewable Electricity: Falling Costs, Variability, and Scaling Challenges

The universal availability and use of electricity has come to define modern life, at least for the vast majority of North Americans and western Europeans.

Presenting Our Renewable Future

David Fridley and Richard Heinberg present on our energy future.

Tiptoeing Through the Renewable Energy Minefield

As just about everyone knows, there are gaping chasms separating the worldviews of fossil fuel promoters, nuclear power advocates, and renewable energy supporters.

Our Renewable Future: Introduction

The next few decades will see a profound and all-encompassing energy transformation throughout the world.

The Boiling Pot

On the surface, things appear normal but beneath the lid, a pot of trends is coming to a boil.

Possible Energy Constraints to Further Urbanization

How long can the trend toward urbanization continue in the face of this century’s energy and climate constraints?

Millions of Americans Now Claim Donald Trump Does Not Exist

Perhaps partly in response to Trump’s and Cramer’s climate views, surveys now suggest that millions of Americans doubt Donald Trump’s existence.

Is Peak Oil Dead and What Does it Mean for Climate Change?

This session seeks to bring together fossil fuel experts and climate experts for a daring exploration of the new landscape created by fracking and other unconventional methods of fossil fuel recovery.

A Personal Appreciation of M. King Hubbert

A recent vacation afforded me the opportunity to read The Oracle of Oil, Mason Inman’s excellent new biography of Marion King Hubbert.

We Need to Electrify As Much Transportation As We Can

A truly green transportation system probably wouldn't rely on electric cars that much because it wouldn't be relying on cars that much.
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