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Energy Crunch: What’s the big picture?

Hopes of a shale bonanza to replace dwindling conventional resources took a battering this week.

Renewed Energy for Renewables  

A couple of decades who could have imagined that a gust of wind wafting across a Wyoming plain could power an air conditioner as far off as Southern California? But it very well may be happening soon.

Study: Wind Turbines Are Much More Durable Than Previously Thought

Wind turbines can produce electricity for 25 years before needing an upgrade, according to new research out of the United Kingdom.

The Purposely Confusing World of Energy Politics

Today it is especially difficult for most people to understand our perilous global energy situation, precisely because it has never been more important to do so. Got that? No? Okay, let me explain.

Energy transitions - headlines

•U.S. support of grid energy storage charges up •Berlin energy grid nationalisation fails in referendum •In Brazil, the wind is blowing in a new era of renewable energy •Actively cutting energy bills in Oldham – welcome to the 'Passivhauses' •China’s troubled …

The Energy Sustainability Dilemma : Powering the Future in a Finite World   

Most of the easy energy is gone. Are we heading for a dead end?

Energy Crunch: the good news and the bad news

The good news is that Britain’s politicians and media are finally giving energy the attention it deserves. The bad is that the frenzied political back-and-forth of the last few weeks utterly fails to grasp the intractability of rising energy costs.

SNAKE OIL: Chapter 6 - Energy Reality

Everything depends upon our recognizing the mirage for what it is, and getting on with the project of the century.

Energy Reality: What We’re For

Recognizing that all human economic activity is a subset of nature’seconomy and must not degrade its vitality is the starting point for systemic transformation of the energy system.

Energy Crunch newsletter - Sept 20

It’s election time in Germany and energy policy is high on the agenda. The country’s Energiewende, a real energy revolution, is playing havoc with traditional utilities  

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