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Fatih Birol interview: 'Leave oil before it leaves us'

UPDATE May 5, 2008.

The author of the article has notified Energy Bulletin that an authorized, high-quality English translation of the interview with Dr. Fatih Birol will be published soon. She asked us to remove the translation that we had previously posted.

When we learn more, we will post it here.

Original interview in German is at Internationale Politik.


Editorial Notes: Link to article updated. Dead link to PDF removed - 3 March 2014.

An English translation is posted here.

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