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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.

Resilience Roundup - Apr 29

A roundup of news, views and ideas including Fossil fuels could be phased out worldwide in a decade, says new study | This Could Be One of the Greatest …

Peak Oil Review: A Midweek Update - Apr 28

 A midweek update. Oil prices continued to climb this week, capped by a 3 percent jump on Wednesday, which set new highs for 2016.

San Francisco Becomes First Major City to Require Solar Panels on New Buildings

San Francisco is one step closer to its goal of transitioning to 100 percent renewable energy after the city’s Board of Supervisors unanimously voted …

The Outlook for Electric Vehicles  

Electric vehicles are all the rage right now, and hopes are high that we might finally be able to transition off of oil and on to electric …

We Could Be Witnessing the Death of the Fossil Fuel Industry—Will It Take the Rest of the Economy Down With It?

It’s not looking good for the global fossil fuel industry. Although the world remains heavily dependent on oil, coal and natural gas—which today …

Gov. Cuomo Rejects the Constitution Pipeline, Huge Win for the Anti-Fracking Movement

In a win for climate activists and the anti-fracking movement, and a blow to fossil fuel polluters and the federal regulatory agencies that enable them, the …

Peak Oil Review - Apr 25

 A weekly roundup of peak oil news, including: Quotes of the week -Oil and the Global Economy -The Middle East and North Africa -Russia -Venezuela -The Briefs

Peak Oil Review: A Midweek Update - Apr 21

 A mid-week update. After a short-lived downturn following the failure of the Doha Conference last Sunday, prices rebounded Monday after Kuwaiti oil workers went on strike shutting in some 2 …

Energy at any cost?

If all else is uncertain, how can growing demand for energy be guaranteed? A review of Vaclav Smil’s Natural Gas.

US 2015 Oil Production and Future Oil Prices

Oil production can be confusing because there are various “pieces” that may or may not be included. In this analysis, I look at oil production of the United States broadly …
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