October 27, 2011

A Clean Energy Comeback Strategy

Jesse Jenkins, Breakthrough Institute


The global market for clean energy products grew to $243 billion in 2010, a year in which China and Germany both captured a greater share of this global investment than the United States. That has led many (myself included) to worry about the erosion of US competitiveness in a set of clean energy technology products--from solar and wind to nuclear and advanced batteries--originally invented in America. . .

Read Full Article ››

TAGGED: clean energy economy, global energy consumption, Breakthrough Institute, Energy innovation, renewable energy initiatives


May 7, 2012
Bringing Together the Empires of Our Future
Aiko Stevenson, HuffPost
Yesterday thousands of people "connected the dots" as they rallied around the world to highlight the profound link between extreme weather and human induced climate change. . . more ››
May 14, 2012
Proof That the Solar Industry Is About to Explode
Stephen Lacey, OilPrice
A new report from the prominent global consulting firm McKinsey shows why solar photovoltaics have hit a tipping point. . . more ››
May 17, 2012
The Future of Oil: Geology vs. Technology
International Monetary Fund
We discuss and reconcile two diametrically opposed views concerning the future of world oil production and prices. The geological view expects that physical constraints will dominate the future evolution of oil output and prices.... more ››
May 17, 2012
The Difficult Future Facing Black Gold
Daniele Ganser & Niklaus Boss
Daniele Ganser: For conventional oil, that can be easily and cheaply extracted, "peak oil" was reached back in 2006, with 75 million barrels per day (bpd). For non-conventional oil, the peak will probably be reached before... more ››
May 10, 2012
Energy Wars on the Horizon
Michael Klare, The Nation
Conflict and intrigue over valuable energy supplies have been features of the international landscape for a long time. Major wars over oil have been fought every decade or so since. . . more ››