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Can Carbon Capture Technology Be Part of the Climate Solution?

Some scientists and analysts are touting carbon capture and storage as a necessary tool for avoiding catastrophic climate change. But critics of the technology regard it as simply another way of …

The Revenge of the Circulating Fan

Cooling people by increasing local airflow is at least ten times more energy efficient than refrigerating the air in a given space, and it also adds the …

Resilience Roundup - Sept 11

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

Peak oil notes - Sept 11

A mid-week update. So far this week, oil prices in New York and London continued the collapse that has been going on since mid-June.

The "Upstream" Story that Hasn't Been Told

We changed our name to emphasize that critical environmental solutions to reducing environmental impacts of products – manufactured goods and food …

Power Hungry

India's new Prime Minister Narendra Modi is known as a 'big thinker' when it comes to energy. But in his country's case, could thinking big be a huge mistake?

McKibben to Obama: Fracking May Be Worse Than Burning Coal

If you’re a politician, science is a bitch; it resists spin.

Quite Possibly the Dumbest Thing the Mustache Ever Wrote

Over the weekend The New York Times published what could very well be the dumbest column Thomas Friedman has ever written.

Peak Oil Review - Sept 8

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

The more uncertain we are, the more careful we should be

It is a staple of apologists for the chemical and fossil fuel industries to say, "We have no proof that what you are talking about is dangerous." Let me restate that in probabilistic …

Energy Crunch: on the edge?

Our energy and climate systems are being pushed to the edge. With global supplies entering a new era of insecurity, the scramble to prop up business as …
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