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Energy Crunch - a solar future?

Solar power could replace coal as the world's biggest source of electricity by 2050. That's according to a new report this week from the International Energy Agency (IEA).

The Oiliness of Everything: Invisible Oil and Energy Payback Time.

You can’t understand the predicament we’re in until you can see the oil that saturates every single aspect of our life. What follows is a life cycle of a simple object, the pencil.

Josh Fox: It’s Easy to Switch to Renewable Energy

Solutions Grassroots is a reaction to how often people asked the renewable energy question on our tour. So it was a response to our audience, a response to our fans, a response to the people who are fighting fracking.

Power Hungry

India's new Prime Minister Narendra Modi is known as a 'big thinker' when it comes to energy. But in his country's case, could thinking big be a huge mistake?

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.

Community energy in Ireland: the technological aspects

It is important to keep in mind that technologies aren’t neutral.

Could BC Become a 100% Renewable Energy Region?: Trucking, Ships and Planes

How can we switch BC’s freight transportation from diesel and gasoline to 100% renewable energy?

Community Energy in Ireland: The financial aspects

One of the key recommendations is the feed in tariff which is probably inspired by the successful German implementation of solar energy.

Community Energy in Ireland: Societal Aspects

What is holding Ireland back from becoming more sustainable?

Could BC Become a 100% Renewable Energy Region?: Electricity and Heat

Would the transition away from fossil fuels fatally weaken BC’s economy, as some conservative thinkers fear? Worse yet, would it drag us back to the dark ages? Are the fear-mongers right?

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