Why the Coronavirus Oil Crash is Good

Update 3/11/20 OilPrice: As a result, the immediate victim will be U.S. shale. “[O]il should bottom out when producers begin physically shutting in wells, which is indeed what set the floor four years ago,” the investment bank added. The carbon bubble is a hypothesized bubble in the valuation of companies dependent on fossil-fuel-based energy production, because the true costs of carbon…

Why Saudi Arabia should be excluded from Climate Talks (unless they start to take climate seriously)

The Climate Wars: Saudi Web servers were among the first used to post the stolen materials, and Saudi Arabia was the first country to call for an investigation of climate scientists in what came to be known as climategate, leading some to suggest that Saudi Arabia – the world’s single largest exporter of oil –…

Disaster Prämien: Bundesregierung verschenkt 40 Milliarden an Kohleregionen

Hat dein Bundesland in der Vergangenheit auch durch Kohleabbau die Klimakrise gefördert und es bisher nicht geschafft in sichere zukunftsweisende Technologien zu investieren? Nun wartet als Belohnung ein Milliarden Geschenk. Der skrupelose Kampf gegen die Natur geht weiter. Die Bundesregierung angeführt durch die Union (CDU und CSU Parteien), mit Angela Merkel an der Speerspitze hat…

Oil Wars, Fossil Fuel Subsidies and the Global Climate Crisis

An oil war is a conflict about petroleum resources, or their transportation, consumption, or regulation. The term may also refer generally to any conflict in a region that contains oil reserves or is geographically positioned in a location where an entity has or may wish to develop production or transportation infrastructure for petroleum products. Historically,…

How Trump’s Coupe to get Venezuela Oil may cost him the Presidency

It comes to no surprise that Donald Trump’s plan always was to adhere the agenda of drill baby drill. Now, with the ongoing Coup d’état in Venezuela by a Trump loyal puppet people may wonder why the Trump Administration is so cheerful of it. Simply put, it is about Venezuela’s oil reserves – the largest…

Will We Change? Courage in the Anthropocene

The concluding installment of Dr. Aaron Thierry’s Courage in the Anthropocene series, delivered at the University of Sheffield and hosted by the Carbon Neutral University Network. In this talk, Dr. Thierry takes an innovative look at what prevents change and how fresh thinking could help us deliver a sustainable future. Part 1: http://climatestate.com/2018/10/05/aaron-thierry-explores-the-risks-and-realities-of-climate-change-part-1-must-we-change/ Part 2:…