peak oil

Have We Reached Peak Gasoline?

According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), the sun is already setting on gasoline, as electric vehicles will rapidly scale in numbers over…

Are We Nearing Peak Oil?

According to Bernstein Research, peak oil – when oil usage is expected to begin falling globally – could arrive as soon as 2030.

How Leaders and Citizens Can Learn From Qatar’s Focus on the Water-Energy Nexus

Qatar's policies offer lessons on how countries can develop a strategy to cope with the ever-complicated energy-water nexus.

Delta Air Lines Buys Oil Refinery… Can You Say Peak Oil?

Delta Airlines has agreed to buy a Pennsylvania oil refinery from ConocoPhillips for $150Million. Why not try to contain some of that volatility…

Saudi Arabia Powering Up With Solar & Steam

Saudi Arabia is an interesting country when it comes to energy. First of all, they have more oil than anyone else. They also…

Energy Secretary Chu Chooses Popularity Over Sustainability

In 2008, Stephen Chu, then Director of the Berkley Lawrence National Lab, said, “Somehow we have to figure out how to boost the…

The Green Economy: Does It Include You?

This story, our story, is like a dream where we dream we are falling-- falling into a climate that is spinning out of…

Powering the Future: A Nobel-Prize Winner Takes a Look Deep into the Future

By: Paul SanGiorgio Have we hit peak oil? How long can we rely on cheap coal for power generation? Is hydro-fracking worth the…

Chevron Makes Use Of Solar Energy to Recover Oil

When you think of solar energy, it’s likely that you imagine a clean and renewable power source; something that goes towards getting us…

Wello WaterWheel Helps Ensure Safe Potable Water for Rural Indians

Along with peak oil, peak water is a phenomenon that is affecting the lives of millions of people worldwide. Water shortages are a…

Don’t Buy the Clean Energy Illusion

Last week, President Obama addressed the nation. He talked about jobs, energy, education, and bipartisan necessities… All in all, it was a fantastic…

When the Price of Oil Soars… Again

Back in 1989 or 1990 — I can’t remember when, exactly — I saw an advertisement that read: It wasn’t the Exxon Valdez captain’s…

Cuba’s Peak Oil Experience: Looking Back Over 20 Years

Mario Arrastia Avila, a Physicist in Cuba’s energy transition agency Cuba Energia, spoke in San Francisco last week about the lessons of Cuba’s…

German Military Ponders Peak Oil

A German military think tank has drafted a report that discusses the impact that peak oil could have on the world's economy. The…

Lloyd’s of London Warns About Peaking Oil, Energy Price Jump

Venerable British insurer Lloyd’s, known for insuring Keith Richard’s fingers and America Ferrara’s smile, has released a white paper (PDF) warning of a looming…