A weekly round-up from a UK perspective.
On March 2, environmentalist Bill McKibben will join demonstrators who plan to march on a coal-fired power plant in Washington D.C. In this article for Yale Environment 360, he explains why he’s ready to go to jail to protest the continued burning of coal.
NYT: Is America Ready to Quit Coal?
James Hansen: Coal-fired power stations are death factories. Close them
Are we approaching peak coal?
Weekly round up from a UK perspective.
Does a Big Economy Need Big Power Plants?
Small is ugly if it means we keep burning coal
Big Gav's smart grid round-up
Amish help neighbors left without electricity
Obama orders new rules to raise energy efficiency
Why shovel-ready infrastructure is wrong
Fight against Big Coal hits Kansas legislature - national repercussions
Russian oil production reaches its peak
EU spending spree brings carbon capture closer to reality
UK gets biofuels research centre
Britain's energy industry is nosediving into a dark, uncertain future
This Great Squeeze: Surviving the Human Project is the latest film from Colorado-based Tiroir a Films. This sequel to their 2006 offering, Energy Crossroads: The Burning Need to Change Course, looks to dig deeper into how the concurrent processes of resource depletion, climate change, ecosystem destruction and our consumption-oriented economic model are threatening to destroy both our planet and possibly our very civilization. I would say in large part that it succeeds.
Another Confirmation of Oil Depletion
Over the Cliff for Natural Gas in North America?
Coal in South Asia
Today the second three-day world future energy summit began in Abu Dhabi. One of the biggest energy conference in the world that is being attended by key policy makers, financiers, leading academics and no less than 400 journalists from all over the world. The conference was opened by the Dutch Crown Prince Willem-Alexander, Prince of Orange and the Netherlands...