Tag Archives: International Energy Agency

Shift to clean energy


The following essay was written by Cheryl McNamara, Communications Officer of the Citizens Climate Lobby. I am pleased to present it here. Earlier this month, the world convened once again to nail down a post-Kyoto commitment on climate change. And … Continue reading

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Carbon capture progress has lost momentum, says energy agency


Meeting of senior ministers in Beijing hears that CCS is being left behind due to financial crisis and weakening political will The financial crisis and fading government support for climate action have seriously eroded global plans to capture and store … Continue reading

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No wind? No problem


Hurdles to integrating a variable supply of renewable energy into power grids are lower than most experts think. Variable energy sources such as wind and solar power could provide 19–63% of required electricity in many countries, according to the International … Continue reading

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Sustainability – Peak Oil


Physicist Bob Lloyd, Otago University NZ, wrote in Energy Policy 35 (2007) 5806–5818: The Growth Delusion: why we don’t want to believe in Peak Oil and Climate Change Concern for the environment and a move towards “sustainable development” has assisted … Continue reading

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