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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.

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 …

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 …

Shedding light on a gas patch blackout

When a friend recently asked me how work was going, I told him about an investigative research project that Earthworks was finishing up. He responded with a …
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