BP’s extreme climate forecast puts energy giant in a bind

This article originally appeared in The Conversation. It can be found here.    BP’s annual Energy Outlook report, released in February, details the results from modelling of what it sees as the “most likely” energy scenario out to 2035. In this … Continue reading BP’s extreme climate forecast puts energy giant in a bind

Opinion: Abbott’s Clean Up Australia Day Efforts

This Opinion piece is by David Clarke. For further information: http://ramblingsdc.net/.  On Sunday 1st March, Clean-up Australia Day, we saw our Prime Minister Tony Abbott picking up rubbish.  I wonder how much he picked up?  Let’s be generous and suppose that … Continue reading Opinion: Abbott’s Clean Up Australia Day Efforts

Minnesota: 100% renewable is doable

The following press release is about a new study for how the northern USA state of Minnesota could produce all it’s electricity from renewable energy. The study is by by Arjun Makhijani, Ph.D. and Christina Mills, J.D. (Institute for Energy and Environmental Research) and M.V. Ramana, Ph.D. ( Princeton University). You can download the full report (PDF) here and the executive summary (PDF) here. Renewable Energy World has also summarised the findings of the report if you want a quick read. MINNESOTA WIND AND SOLAR RESOURCES CAN SUPPLY 100% OF STATE’S ELECTRICITY; GROUNDBREAKING STUDY SHOWS IT CAN BE DONE RELIABLY … Continue reading Minnesota: 100% renewable is doable