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Hooked! The Unyielding Grip of Fossil Fuels on Global Life

Here’s the good news: wind power, solar power, and other renewable forms of energy are expanding far more quickly than anyone expected, ensuring that these systems will provide an ever-increasing share of our future energy supply.

The Desperate Plight of Petro-States

Pity the poor petro-states. 

The Debacle at Doha

Sunday, April 17th was the designated moment. The world’s leading oil producers were expected to bring fresh discipline to the chaotic petroleum market and spark a return to high prices.

Energy Wars of Attrition

Three and a half years ago, the International Energy Agency (IEA) triggered headlines around the world by predicting that the United States would overtake Saudi Arabia to become the world’s leading oil producer by 2020 and, together with Canada, would become a net exporter of oil around 2030.

The Oil Pricequote

All evidence, however, points to a continuing depression in oil prices in 2016 -- one that may, in fact, stretch into the 2020s and beyond.

A New World Beckons: The Future Belongs to Renewables

Historically, the transition from one energy system to another, as from wood to coal or coal to oil, has proven an enormously complicated process, requiring decades to complete.

Are resource wars our future?

Why the Paris Climate Summit will be a peace conference - averting a world of failed states and resource wars.

Welcome To a New Planet

Not so long ago, it was science fiction. Now, it’s hard science -- and that should frighten us all.

Double-Dip Oil Rout: Why an Oil Glut May Lead to a New World of Energy

Painful as the short-term consequences of the current price rout may be, the long-term ones are likely to prove far more significant.

The Renewable Revolution

Don’t hold your breath, but future historians may look back on 2015 as the year that the renewable energy ascendancy began, the moment when the world started to move decisively away from its reliance on fossil fuels.
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