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IEA Oil Market Forecast: Optimistic Assumptions And An Economy Unable To Grow Out Of Its Problems

The International Energy Authority does does its best to paint a rosy picture of peak cheap oil. The reality is an economy which can no longer grow its way out of its problems. 

Energy Crunch: Global debate heats up

News that last month was the world’s hottest June on record provided another reminder that urgent global action is needed to combat climate change.

Divest! - Then What?

Divestment is one of the great campaigns of our times.But the question then arises, “then what?” If an organization decide it’s time to divest from fossil fuels, then what might …

Pennsylvania Auditor: State Department of Environmental Protection Was Unprepared For Shale Industry’s Growth

The Pennsylvania auditor general on Tuesday confirmed what was never up for debate for environmental groups and residents—the state was unprepared for …

World Oil Production at 3/31/2014-Where are We Headed?

The standard way to make forecasts of almost anything is to look at recent trends and assume that this trend will continue, at least for the next several years.

The Art of Fermentation

One way to reduce household energy use associated with food is to adopt fermentation as a primary means of food preservation.

Peak oil notes - July 24

A midweek update. New York crude futures have traded in a narrow range between $102-$103 per barrel this week as the markets reacted to changing headlines

Top 10 Signs of U.S. Empire's Passing

Will the forces of hate and domination prevail....Or will enough people and communities willingly abandon the vision of empire, and reassert America’s …

Onshore Wind Power Is Now Cheapest Form Of New Electricity In Denmark

A new analysis from the government of Denmark found that wind power is by far the cheapest new form of electricity in the country.

The Future Looks Bleak For Coal And We Shouldn’t Invest In It

In the transition towards a post-carbon future, infrastructure built today for fossil fuels could easily become stranded assets which burden investors and …

Hard facts about fracking

A new book evaluates whether natural gas is a 'transitional fuel' to a low-carbon future—or perhaps, more like a methadone addiction that's tearing …
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