Building a world of
resilient communities.

Articles: Fossil Fuels (8044)

Newest   Oldest

Energy Crunch: Kicking coal?

This week we saw three important signs of the increasingly moribund state of the fossil fuel industry.

Our Renewable Future

Or, What I’ve Learned in 12 Years Writing about Energy

Energy Crunch: unburnable oil

The price of oil fell below $50/barrel this week, extending the recent rout and causing turmoil in financial markets, worsening economic crisis in Russia and Venezuela, and helping to push the Eurozone towards deflation.

Carbon Counterattack

Around the world, carbon-based fuels are under attack. Increasingly grim economic pressures, growing popular resistance, and the efforts of government regulators have all shocked the energy industry.

Keep your Eyes on the Prize

At the essential center of the framework of the Crash Course is the almost insultingly simple idea that endless growth on a finite planet is an impossibility.

Panarchy: Implications For Economic & Social Policy

Panarchy is a concept that recognizes the cycle of growth, collapse and renewal inherent in complex systems. What can this concept tell us about human society's cycles?

Why Peak Oil Refuses to Die

Peak oil and climate change are two sides of the same coin. The coin itself represents our reliance on fossil fuels and their unique energetic benefits.

The Real Reasons behind the Nuclear Failure and what that means for Renewables

What are the lessons from the failed nuclear energy revolution?

IEA Says the Party’s Over

The International Energy Agency has just released a new special report called “World Energy Investment Outlook” that should send policy makers screaming and running for the exits.

Returns on Divestments?

I believe we’re at a point where renewables are going to continue becoming more affordable while fossil fuels continue to get more expensive, and more risky.

MORE Fossil Fuels RESULTS +