People used to (and some lacklustre individuals still) argue that environmental regulations will wreak economic havoc, hopefully we’ll no longer listen to such irrational arguments. For decades environmentalist and knowledgable people have used data to prove that economies can grow while also protecting the environment. Turns out, the data was right. The International Energy Agency […]
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The International Energy Agency has released its latest World Energy Outlook and it paints a pretty grim picture of our future.
The agency sees global energy demand growing by 37 percent and carbon dioxide emissions from burning fossil fuels increasing by one-fifth between now and 2040 mostly because of crude oil and coal burning . . . → Read More: The Disaffected Lib: International Energy Agency Warns World Poised for Hefty Increase in Fossil Fuel Consumption for Next 25-Years
Thursday, June 20, 2013
This week is a good time to think about climate science, and especially how governments listen to, and act on, the recommendations of climate experts. It’s a good time to think about climate experts here in Canada, because one year ago the Canadian government got rid of the . . . → Read More: Environmental Law Alert Blog: Canada v. Australia on Climate Science
The Carbon Bubble has arrived. It has finally emerged as a subject for consideration and debate. Hardly a day goes by that there isn’t some discussion of the Carbon Bubble.
In case you’re not familiar with it, the Carbon Bubble arises out of the calculation, based on pure physics, of how much CO2 our . . . → Read More: The Disaffected Lib: The Power of the Carbon Bubble
The idea that the US might one day produce more oil than Saudi Arabia, popularized by an International Energy Agency (IEA) report, has gone viral in recent weeks. It’s like the “Call Me Maybe” phenomenon, but for Very Serious People! 🙂
Alas, the idea that the US will out-produce Saudi Arabia is a vaporous mirage. . . . → Read More: Eclectic Lip: The US once was, but will never again be, the Saudi Arabia of oil