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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 action on climate change? Recent news has certainly been positive, and from unusual suspects.

Renewable Energy: Is That Where Salvation Lies?

It’s common to read on blogs dealing with global warming that the only thing preventing renewable energy from replacing fossil fuels in short order within the U.S. is the political muscle of the fossil fuel industries.

The Great Burning   

What will we do when the Great Burning comes to an end?

Energy Crunch: changing the business model

Reports this week provided yet more evidence of vitality in green energy.Investment in renewables surged 17% last year.

Burlington, Vermont Becomes First U.S. City to Run On 100% Renewable Electricity

The cheapest long term financial investment for us with the least amount of risk was to move in this direction.

Green Dreams - Future or Fantasy?  

David Fridley on alternative energy, what it can do, and what it can't.

The Collapse of Oil Prices and Energy Security in Europe

Eventually, production must go down: there will still be oil that could be, theoretically, extracted, but that we won't be able to afford to extract. This is the essence of the concept of depletion.

Could BC Become a 100% Renewable Energy Region?: Transportation

Is it possible that we could get where we want to be and ship our goods where they need to go without any use of fossil fuels?

Energy Crunch: Avoiding a new dash for gas

Nearly half the UK is now open to fracking. The latest onshore oil and gas licensing round opened up most of England and the Midland Valley of Scotland for applications to drill...

Breaking the Grip of the Fossil Fuel Economy: If It Can Happen in Appalachia, It Can Happen Anywhere

The people who agreed to spend their days digging coal from the underside of mountains produced enough power to industrialize the nation: They're owed something back.

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