A fascinating presentation by Steven Kopits, Managing Director, Douglas-Westwood, for the The Center on Global Energy Policy, recorded February 11, 2014. Kopits examines oil supply and demand modelling, peak oil, the link between oil and the economy, and capex spending in the oil industry.
Tags: Economy, GDP, Oil, oil industry, oil supply, peak oil
On this episode, political economist Helen Thompson and Nate discuss how energy and geopolitics have interconnected over the past century, building to the entangled political relationships we see around us today.
November 15, 2023
From Oct. 24-26, a coalition of ecoactivist groups, including Extinction Rebellion Northeast, Extinction Rebellion DC, or XRDC, Scientist Rebellion, and Climate Defiance, engaged in three days of nonviolent actions against the gas industry in Washington, D.C.
November 14, 2023
New areas for oil and gas development on the UK’s North Sea continental shelf are to be made available through annual licensing rounds subject to net zero tests. These proposals by the UK government, outlined in the 2023 king’s speech to parliament, fly in the face of recommendations by the Climate Change Committee – the government’s own independent advisers.
November 13, 2023