Category Archives: Energy

Peak Oil – not looking isn’t going to make it go away. Go on take a peek

As fuel costs rise to $115 (£71) a report is finally published showing that civil servants have been warning government ministers for some time about the impending danger and potential civil unrest associated with peak oil.  Have a quick flick … Continue reading

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A Stern word before economic restructuring

Nicholas Stern did a report looking at the economic impact of addressing climate change.  His conclusion was that if we set about the task globally, we could get away with the investment needed to introduce enough renewables and enough efficiency … Continue reading

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Crisis in Japan, impact on world energy

The nuclear crisis in Japan has effectively wiped out nuclear power generation in Japan and it is unlikely to return in a long while.  Previously Japan had relied on nuclear generation for about 10 gigawatts (GW).  Japan will need to … Continue reading

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