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Update on US natural gas, coal, nuclear, renewables

On August 6, I wrote a post called Making Sense of the US Oil Story, in which I looked at US oil. In this post, I would like to look at other sources of US energy.

The Energetic Basis of Wealth

Last year I did an analysis to try to understand whether it’s possible to feed the world sustainably. Today I’d like to try to understand what happens to countries as they must rely …

The Peak Oil Crisis: When?

 The key question is just how many more months or years will production of U.S. shale oil (more accurately call light tight oil) continue to grow.

What the Anti-Fracking Movement Brings to the Climate Movement

It turns out that the same unfixable engineering problem that sets the table for contaminating our water also contaminates the atmosphere with …

Community energy in Ireland: the technological aspects

It is important to keep in mind that technologies aren’t neutral.

Peak Oil Review - Aug 25

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

Tar sands, trade rules and the gutting of human rights for corporate profit

A new report released today from IATP takes an in-depth look at how tar sands have developed from an unconventional, inefficient energy source to the …

Energy Crunch: [redacted]

The government’s case for shale looked increasingly shaky last week as a draft Defra report on the potential impact of fracking in rural areas was …

Could BC Become a 100% Renewable Energy Region?: Trucking, Ships and Planes

How can we switch BC’s freight transportation from diesel and gasoline to 100% renewable energy?

Resilience Roundup - Aug 21

A roundup of the news, views and ideas from the main stream press and the blogosphere.

Peak oil notes - Aug 21

 A mid-week update. After falling for two days, oil prices rebounded on Wednesday after the weekly stocks report showed an unexpectedly large increase in US refinery utilization and a …
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