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Scientists Find Mega-Oil Field ... 1,300 Light Years Away

 Scientists have found an oil field which contains 200 times more hydrocarbons than there is water on the whole of the Earth. Time to wave peak oil goodbye forever … but before you do I should probably inform you of the tiny hiccup in any plan to develop this oil field ... keep reading

Written by James Burgess/OilPrice.com in December 2012, about Coal & Oil, Events

Website Connects Businesses With Those Who Want Their Used Oil

Stay Green Oil is a platform offering a way for businesses to more easily sell their used oil to others instead of throwing it away. In Tokyo, there is a candlemakers called Filt that sources the material for its products from the cafe situated on the ground floor of the ... keep reading

Written by Springwise in September 2012, about Coal & Oil, Design, Media, Recycling, Transport

Renewable Technologies and Our Energy Future- An Interview with Tom Murphy

  Rising geopolitical tensions and high oil prices are continuing to help renewable energy find favour amongst investors and politicians. Yet how much faith should we place in renewables to make up the shortfall in fossil fuels? Can science really solve our energy problems, and which sectors offers the best hope ... keep reading

Written by James Stafford/OilPrice.com in April 2012, about Clean Technologies, Climate Change, Coal & Oil, Economics, Emissions, Green energy, Industry & Business (1 comment)

Renewable Energy Tour of Cuba

 Once again, in 2012, Solar Energy International and Global Exchange are offering an amazing opportunity to study renewable energy and energy efficiency policy and programs in Cuba. The research tour, April 19-29, 2012, involves policy meetings and installation site visits in Havana City, Pinar del Rio and Santiago de Cuba ... keep reading

Written by Celsias in February 2012, about Children and Families, Coal & Oil, Design, Emissions, Green energy, Travel (1 comment)

Peak Stupidity

In public, the last government shrugged off the prospect of peak oil. In private, we know now that it had a different view. A powerpoint presentation released at last by the Department of Energy and Climate Change, in response to freedom of information requests by the indefatigable Lionel Badal, shows ... keep reading

Written by George Monbiot in June 2011, about Action, Protest, & Activism, Coal & Oil, Consumerism, Economics, Finance & Money, Food, Industry & Business, Politics & Government

David and Goliath:Vietnam Confronts China Over South China Sea Oil

  An increasingly fractious maritime confrontation is developing in the South China Sea, with enormous implications for international companies interested in developing East Asia's offshore hydrocarbon resources. Far from the radars of city of London and Wall Street investors, the clash has seen Vietnam emerge as spear carrier for its ... keep reading

Written by Dr John C.K. Daly in June 2011, about Action, Protest, & Activism, Coal & Oil, Consumerism, Economics, Finance & Money, Industry & Business, Politics & Government, Population

Debate Blocked on the Undeclared War in Libya

 President Obama committed U.S. forces to a military conflict with Libya. He did so without without following the basic dictates of the Constitution, which requires that wars be declared by Congress, or the War Powers Act, which outlines requirements and timelines for cooperating with the House and Senate after ... keep reading

Written by John Nichols/The Nation in June 2011, about Action, Protest, & Activism, Coal & Oil, Politics & Government, War

IEA says World Crude Oil Production Peaked in 2006

Australia's Broadcasting Corporation's  Catalyst program had a peek at Peak Oil and made some fairly stark discoveries. According to the IEA the crude oil production in the world has already peaked in 2006. Existing fields are declining sharply. Worse, we need to find the equivalent of four new ... keep reading

Written by Celsias in May 2011, about Coal & Oil, Economics, Events, Finance & Money, Industry & Business

Climate Science - Safe for Now

During the recent budget showdown, as House Republicans made their boldest effort yet—and failed, at least for now—to repeal mainstream climate science, Democratic Representative Ed Markey of Massachusetts managed to find some dark comedy in the situation. It’s customary during legislative debates for members of Congress to ... keep reading

Written by Mark Hertsgaard in April 2011, about Air Quality, Children and Families, Climate Change, Coal & Oil, Emissions, Finance & Money, Health, Industry & Business, Politics & Government

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