Posts Tagged ‘oil‘

At least one major oil company turns its back on fossil fuels

Leggett, who plans to stands down as chairman of the highly successful Solarcentury renewable business he founded to focus on climate change campaigning, holds what he calls “friendly critic” sessions with the fossil fuel sector these days. The tone of the meetings has changed significantly

Dutch Airline Fuels Trans-Atlantic Flights Using Cooking Oil

“KLM travelers can now fly on trans-Atlantic commercial flights on a jumbo jet fueled in part by the same oil that was used to cook French fries and catfish.” Read more: https://newsfeed.time.com/2013/03/14/dutch-airline-fuels-trans-atlantic-flights-using-cooking-oil/#ixzz2NVxf1ytp

How to Predict the Future (and How Not to) | LinkedIn

Link: How to Predict the Future (and How Not to) | LinkedIn The massive quantities of data now available, coupled with the computer processing power to sift through it and subject it to microsopic analysis, can easily give us a false sense of confidence. As

The 8 most disruptive events of 2012: oil production to explode

Link: The 8 most disruptive events of 2012: oil production to explode For Saudi Arabia, 2012 marked a year of growing apprehension as a frightening trend emerged: that by the end of the decade, according to mid-range forecasts, two new hyper-producers—Iraq and the US—will be

Peak Oil – Futurist Glen Hiemstra with James Kunstler, 2008 Full Interview (by futuristspeaker)

greenfuturist: Amazing Ted Video: Amory Lovins: A 50-year plan for energyMUST watch.  “In this intimate talk filmed at TED’s offices, energy theorist Amory Lovins lays out the steps we must take to end the world’s dependence on oil (before we run out). Some changes are

Onshore Wind May Be Cheaper Than Oil This Decade

Damian Carrington via guardian.co.uk Electricity produced by wind turbines in the UK may be cheaper than that generated by burning gas within five years, even if the climate-warming pollution from the latter is allowed to be pumped straight into the air. That is one startling