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Solar Warriors vs. the Black Snake of Tar Sands

This past week, Henry Red Cloud, a descendent of Chief Red Cloud and President of Lakota Solar Enterprises, was recognized as a Champion of Change by President Obama for his leadership in …

Peak Oil Notes - Apr 24

It has been an active week for the oil and gas markets as the Ukrainian situation worsens and US crude inventories rose to all-time highs.

Fracking - headlines

•Marcellus shale legacy wells showing increasing depletion rates •Is the U.S. Shale Boom Going Bust? •Pollution Fears Crush Home Prices Near …

UN Panel Looks to Renewables As the Key to Stabilizing Climate

In its latest report, the IPCC makes a strong case for a sharp increase in low-carbon energy production, especially solar and wind, and provides hope that …

The EIA is seriously exaggerating shale gas production in its drilling productivity report

The EIA is the elephant in the room when it comes to energy statistics. Its data and forecasts are widely used by analysts and the media and influence …

Peak Oil Review - Apr 21

A weekly review including: Oil and the Global Economy, The Middle East & North Africa, China, Ukraine, Quote of the Week, The Briefs

Those Fracking Lies

A review of Snake Oil: How Fracking’s False Promise of Plenty Imperils Our Future by Richard Heinberg.

A Case Study in Community Sustainability

Feldheim a perfect example of how a community working together can create sustainable solutions without (and in some cases in spite of) government legislation.

Perverse outcomes: Lifting U.S. oil export ban would mean greater dependence on foreign oil

There is a case regarding market efficiency for overturning America's oil export ban, but this is NOT the one the industry is using in its public relations campaign. That's because increased …

Is This The End Of China’s Coal Boom?

“The End Of China’s Coal Boom,” is a new, must-read chart-filled report from Greenpeace.

The Age of Diminishing Returns

A Q&A with Ugo Bardi, author of Extracted: How the Quest for Mineral Wealth is Plundering the Planet
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