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Epiconomics 102 : The Sunlight Economy

The adoption of The Paris Agreement by 195 countries on December 12, 2015 marks the end of the era of fossil fuels.

Energy Efficiency Markets  

Improving efficiency is almost always easier and cheaper than generating new power, so efficiency should be our first target in energy transition. But it’s usually the last.

How Much for the Sustainable Energy Transition? A "Back of the Envelope" Calculation

"Back of the Envelope" calculations are a tradition in science and often turn out to be able to provide plenty of useful information, at the same time avoiding the common pitfall of complex models, that of being able to fit anything provided that one has enough adjustable parameters.

State of The Transition: Unfolding like the plot of an epic novel

In my book, given the stakes, no novel can rival this epic real-life drama.

San Francisco Becomes First Major City to Require Solar Panels on New Buildings

San Francisco is one step closer to its goal of transitioning to 100 percent renewable energy after the city’s Board of Supervisors unanimously voted on Tuesday to mandate solar installations on new buildings.

State of the transition, March: Falling Global Carbon Emissions from Energy

The great global energy transition is accelerating. Who could have imagined a few years ago that global carbon emissions would stall in 2015, spurred by a rise in renewable energy?

State of The Transition: Oil Oversupply, Shale Bankruptcies, Gas Leaks, and a Whiff of Securities Fraud

There is bad news everywhere for the oil and gas industry.

A New World Beckons: The Future Belongs to Renewables

Historically, the transition from one energy system to another, as from wood to coal or coal to oil, has proven an enormously complicated process, requiring decades to complete.

Transition from Oil  

Mark Lewis, Former senior analyst for energy, climate, and sustainability research, Kepler Cheuvreux; former head of energy commodities research, Deutsche Bank.

Energiewende  

In this episode we're discussing Germany's energy transition plan. We'll be talking with Craig Morris, editor of Renewables International and lead author of EnergyTransition.de.

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