November 6, 2018
by Matthieu Auzanneau Foreword by Richard Heinberg The story of oil is one of hubris, fortune, betrayal, and destruction. It is the story of a resource that has been undeniably central to the creation of our modern culture, and ever-present during the darkest exploits of empire the world over....
February 4, 2018
Drilling into The U.S. Government’s Rosy Projections for Shale Gas & Tight Oil Production Through 2050. .
September 11, 2017
Building resilience at the community level is not only crucial, but possible.
August 8, 2017
Can technology solve the climate crisis, biodiversity loss, and overpopulation?
December 12, 2016
Putting to the test government forecasts for domestic tight oil production.
December 12, 2016
Assessing the EIA's forecasts for U.S. shale gas production.
June 2, 2016
The next few decades will see a profound energy transformation throughout the world. By the end of the century (and perhaps sooner), we will shift from fossil fuel dependence to rely primarily on renewable sources like solar, wind, biomass, and geothermal power. Driven by the need to avert catastrophic climate change and by
December 16, 2015
The Nation’s Top Tight Oil Play After a Year of Low Oil Prices Oil production in the Eagle Ford Play of southern Texas, the largest tight oil play in the U.S., is now falling after more than a year of low oil prices—but it has proven more resilient than many observers expected. This paper reviews the
December 14, 2015
The COP21 conference in Paris in December 2015 was the biggest international agreement on climate change since Kyoto. Now comes the hard part of cutting greenhouse gas emissions fast enough to keep global average temperature rise under 1.5 degrees Celsius. Many leaders in the environmental and philanthropic communities say the best way to
November 18, 2015
Efforts to build community resilience often focus on growing the capacity to “bounce back” from disruptions, like those caused by climate change. But climate change is not the only crisis we face, nor is preparing for disruption the only way to build resilience. Truly robust community resilience should do more. It should engage and benefit all