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State of The Transition: Unfolding like the plot of an epic novel

In my book, given the stakes, no novel can rival this epic real-life drama.

State of the transition, March: Falling Global Carbon Emissions from Energy

The great global energy transition is accelerating. Who could have imagined a few years ago that global carbon emissions would stall in 2015, spurred by a rise in renewable energy?

Big Oil Faces Courtroom Showdown

ExxonMobil is being investigated by the Attorney’s General of New York and California with a view to criminal charges for securities fraud and racketeering over their stance on climate change

State of The Transition: Oil Oversupply, Shale Bankruptcies, Gas Leaks, and a Whiff of Securities Fraud

There is bad news everywhere for the oil and gas industry.

Winning the Carbon War

Chris is joined by Jeremy Leggett to dicsuss his personal frontline account of the ongoing civil war between rnewables and fossil fuels and of the cliamte change negotiations.

“We are in danger of winning. But….”

First in-depth radio interview on The Winning of the Carbon War, on Radio Ecoshock. Covers road to Paris, reasons for cautious optimism, Solarcentury and SolarAid in holistic context as microcosm direct actions in the market.

Steps towards Fossil Fuel Redundancy

By replacing kerosene lamps with solar we can eliminate an entire category of carbon fuel use.

“The Oil and Gas Weapon Won’t Work”: Davis & Leggett on Ukraine

Before contemplating the use of US oil and gas as a strategic weapon, it might be useful to review a few key fundamentals.

Fears of global oil crisis aired at Transatlantic Energy Security Dialogue

On 10 December, Lt Col Davis and I convened video-linked gatherings in Washington and London of people who share our concerns about the risk of a global oil crisis.

Why governments are blind to fossil fuel energy risk

Having courted economic Armageddon in the financial sector, might we be capable of repeating the trick in the energy sector? My answer is a resounding yes. We are doing so. On multiple fronts.
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