The infrastructure the world builds over the next several years could lock in dangerous climate change
Yergin claims that the geologist M. King Hubbert tried to predict the future of oil by treating as if U.S. oil were all in one huge field—but that’s far from the truth
Yergin says Hubbert’s famous 1956 prediction for U.S. oil was far off the mark—but that’s not so
Solar panel manufacturer gets raided by the FBI, Iran officially becomes a nuclear-powered country, and scientists plan a ghost town for research
Predicting abrupt changes in ecological systems could help stave off some of the worst impacts of climate change. But how close are we to foreseeing tipping points?
Oil prices threaten pushing the economy into a “double-dip recession,” says the International Energy Agency, and why the loss the sunspots won’t lead to a new “little ice age”
Smart grid fears, breakthroughs in developing an artificial leaf, and a court battle over TV portrayal of an electric roadster—and more in this week’s news round-up
How will our choices shape the future? With a new approach to how the climate community develops scenarios, researchers are coming closer to answering it.
A blog about impending shortages and breakdowns, focusing mainly on energy
China admits it’s facing limits to its growth, while Spain faces limits to speed on its highways, as a gas-saving measure