During the Paris climate talks, one leading scientist says the fundamentals of the whole process is "wildly optimistic". It starts with climate models that assume too much, spills into unreal scientific advice, and ends with rosy media reports saying we can keep on growing without …
Articles: Fossil Fuels (8051)
As a child of the 1950s I grew up immersed in a near-universal expectation of progress.
In short, we need fossil fuels to go away, but in a measured and predictable way.
Industrial civilization and its fossil fuels have allowed for a lacksadaisy modern way of life that places an overwhelmingly stronger inclination on the various guises of narcissism than on genuine civic participation, leading to a crisis of democracy.
How we use energy is as important as how we get it.
What will we do when the Great Burning comes to an end?
Richard Heinberg on his new book Afterburn: Society Beyond Fossil Fuels.
This week we saw three important signs of the increasingly moribund state of the fossil fuel industry.
Or, What I’ve Learned in 12 Years Writing about Energy
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.