Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:00:00 GMT(image)
Before the Flood, a new feature-length documentary presented and produced by Leonardo DiCaprio, is released in cinemas tomorrow.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 09:21:00 GMT(image)
It is widely assumed that the ongoing migration of rural peoples to mega-cities all over the world will help reduce humanity’s per-capita energy footprint, while giving people a higher standard of living and accelerating energy transition.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 07:12:00 GMT(image)
A midweek update. This week’s EIA stocks report gave a major boost to the oil markets by reporting that US crude stocks had declined by 5.2 million barrels while analysts were expecting an increase of 2.7 million barrels.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 11:06:00 GMT(image)
This week, senior executives of the oil and gas industry will be meeting at the Intercontinental Hotel in London for an exclusive conference named Oil & Money.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 12:30:00 GMT(image)
UK heating must be virtually zero-carbon by 2050, says the Committee on Climate Change (CCC).
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 07:07:00 GMT(image)
A weekly roundup of peak oil news, including: -Quote of the week -Graphic of the week -Oil and the global economy -The Middle East and North Africa -China -Russia -Nigeria -Venezuela -The Briefs
Sun, 16 Oct 2016 16:39:00 GMT(image)
We think of the world we live in as static and linear rather than dynamic and nonlinear. That has given us a false sense that things move gradually and predictably in our world, the same false sense that led to the Deepwater Horizon disaster.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 09:19:00 GMT(image)
In a detailed 10-page letter, B.C. economist Robyn Allan has warned Jim Carr, minister of Natural Resources, that the memo’s conclusions are “unreliable and yet, based on recent public statements, you have adopted them to conclude new pipelines, such as Trans Mountain’s expansion, are necessary.”
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 11:45:00 GMT(image)
Planet Earth, our habitat, is in dire straits And our world is suffering from various crises, conflicts and problems. There is hardly any sign that something is seriously being done to solve these problems.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 07:10:00 GMT(image)
A midweek update. Oil prices hit recent highs on Monday, just short of the highs reached in May and November due to prospects of OPEC production freezes.
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 13:04:00 GMT(image)
Although it’s clear enough that energy transition is necessary and reasonable, and although we know that transition is mainly happening on the grid at first, there is still much uncertainty about exactly where on the grid different strategies can be tried, how much they can accomplish, and what they’ll cost, relative to the alternatives….
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 09:58:00 GMT(image)
The emissions prizes of both a renewable economy and a circular economy are huge.
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 08:52:58 GMT(image)
In a joint post Art Berman and Matt Mushalik analyzed US crude oil inventories as reported by the EIA.
Mon, 10 Oct 2016 08:00:00 GMT(image)
A weekly roundup of peak oil news, including: -Oil and the Global Economy -The Middle East and North Africa -Russia -Nigeria -Venezuela - The Briefs
Sun, 09 Oct 2016 18:40:00 GMT(image)
The Saudis have not finished the job they set out to do ... not merely to lower the production of oil from U.S. shale deposits--a goal which they've already achieved--but also to cripple funding for new projects.
Fri, 07 Oct 2016 12:48:00 GMT(image)
Ten months ago, the United States told the world it was ready to do something about climate change. Enough talk. Time to act.
Thu, 06 Oct 2016 07:50:00 GMT(image)
A midweek update. Oil prices have climbed some 13 percent during the six trading sessions since OPEC announced it was considering freezing its production at 32.5 – 33 million b/d.
Wed, 05 Oct 2016 09:45:00 GMT(image)
The UK’s solar panels generated more electricity than coal across the past six months combined, Carbon Brief analysis shows, rounding off a historic half-year of firsts.
Tue, 04 Oct 2016 09:31:00 GMT(image)
September began with the USA and China symbolically ratifying the Paris Agreement in time for the G20 Summit, and ended with French Environment Minister Ségolène Royal tweeting “victoire!”...
Mon, 03 Oct 2016 12:33:00 GMT(image)
The community of Benicia, [California,] in the crosshairs of history, made one of those decisions that will make a difference for the country. They stood up and said the safety of our communities matters.”
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 09:49:00 GMT(image)
Over the course of October, we are planning to carry out the world's largest ever coordinated actions against dirty energy and for clean community energy.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 09:23:00 GMT(image)
Why should we make policy using economic models that don’t reflect what should be obvious to a third-grader?
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 12:37:00 GMT(image)
Academics gathered in Oxford this week to discuss how to constrain fossil fuel supply as part of efforts to tackle climate change.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:18:00 GMT(image)
Entitled “The Sky’s Limit: Why the Paris Climate Goals Require a Managed Decline of Fossil Fuel Production,” the report says that just burning fossil fuels from projects presently in operation will produce enough greenhouse gas emissions to push the world well past 2°C of warming this century. Limiting warming to 1.5°C calls for even larger closures of existing operations.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 12:17:00 GMT(image)
Politics can be egalitarian when going up Hubbert's Curve, but it's a whole different story when going down.