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Renewable Energy Redoubles its Global Reach

A significant threshold has been crossed by renewable energy as analysts report that the sectorʼs size last year reached double the level it was at just 10 years earlier.

Peak Oil Review - June 29

A weekly review in including Oil and the Global Economy, The Middle East & North Africa, China, Russia/Ukraine, Greece, The Briefs.

Energy Crunch - six months to go

With fewer than six months to go until the UN climate summit in Paris, it’s worth asking: what’s been achieved in this very significant year for …

Resilience Roundup - June 26

Earth is on brink of a sixth mass extinction, scientists say, and it’s humans’ fault, Dutch government ordered to cut carbon emissions in …

BP Data Suggests We Are Reaching Peak Energy Demand

The real situation is that we right now seem to be reaching peak energy demand through low commodity prices. I see evidence of this in the historical energy data recently updated by BP...

Peak Oil Notes - June 25

A midweek update. There was little change in oil prices so far this week as New York futures continued to trade around $60 per barrel and London futures around $64.

We’re Winning: Tapping the Legal System for Climate Change Action

Fossil fuels are in some ways a lot like tobacco –industry lobbyists continue to present them as cheap and socially acceptable.

Asia’s Oil Consumption at Record High While Production Peaked in 2010

The question no one asks (or wants to ask) is how much oil there is to carry Asia through the decades to come. No one can give an answer of course but it is …

Status on the Bakken ”Red Queen” with Data as per April 2015

This post presents a study of developments of Light Tight Oil (LTO, shale oil) extraction for 8 companies in Bakken(ND) that as of April 2015 had added …

Solar Electricity Buybacks May Reduce Groundwater Depletion in India

It’s hard to find solutions that confront water depletion, climate change and rural poverty all at once, but an innovative scheme being piloted in the …

Turning 21 in the Anthropocene   

An invitation for young people to participate in their future.
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