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Climate: Is the debate shifting?

October 17, 2017 by Denis Pombriant

The number of people concerned about climate change has risen in the wake of September’s major hurricanes causing politicians to take notice and many are now focusing on the effects of global warming like storms and rising sea levels by calling for greater resiliency in the face of severe weather....
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How Much Fossil Fuel is Left?

September 26, 2017 by Denis Pombriant

Nothing on Earth is available in an infinite supply; not oxygen, not gold, not fossil fuels. Nothing, and that’s especially true of the fossil fuels that we use for energy. Interestingly those fuels are also a great source of carbon compounds that serve as the starting materials for all sorts...
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Supply and demand

September 26, 2017 by Denis Pombriant

What happens when the supply of any product continues to dwindle is predictable? First prices rise because of simple supply and demand economics. If demand is not that elastic as is the case for energy, consumers will have to find ways to pay the price. Even when supplies dwindle and...
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