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BP: Global Coal Use Fell by Largest Recorded Margin in 2015

Global coal use fell by more than 70 million tonnes of oil equivalent (Mtoe) – a 1.8% decline – in 2015, the largest annual reduction in records going back half a century, according to BP.

Peak Oil Review: A Midweek Update - 23 June 2016

 A midweek update. The oil markets are still dominated by the possibility that today’s vote in the UK may result in Britain leaving the EU.

Hot Mess: States Struggle to Deal with Radioactive Fracking Waste

No federal agency fully regulates oil and gas drilling byproducts — which include brine, sludge, rock and soiled equipment — leaving tracking …

Diablo Canyon Nuclear Reactors to Be Replaced With 100% Renewable Energy

An historic agreement has been reached between Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E), Friends of the Earth and other environmental and labor organizations to …

Renewable Electricity: Falling Costs, Variability, and Scaling Challenges

The universal availability and use of electricity has come to define modern life, at least for the vast majority of North Americans and western Europeans.

Presenting Our Renewable Future   

David Fridley and Richard Heinberg present on our energy future.

The Oracle of Oil: Review

A review of Mason Inman's timely new book, The Oracle of Oil: A Maverick Geologist's Quest for a Sustainable Future.

China: Is peak coal part of its problem?

Why would a country selectively decide to slow down the growth of the fuel that has made its current “boom” possible? 

Peak Oil Review - June 20 2016

 A weekly roundup of peak oil news, including: -Quote of the Week -Oil and the global economy -The Middle East and North Africa -China -Russia -Nigeria -Venezuela -The Briefs

Disconnect: Congressional hawks hate sustainability, but love military that seeks it

Why does the U.S. military establishment take environmental threats seriously and act on them in such a thoroughgoing fashion while the military's strongest congressional supporters are the most …

Distributed Renewables in Latin America and Beyond  

Latin America has had one of the fastest-growing renewable energy markets on the planet for the past several years, but nobody ever talks about it.
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