Category: oil

At Last, A Date

For the first time, the International Energy Agency has produced a date for peak oil. And it’s not reassuring.

The Last Straw

A new generation of biofuels turns out to be another environmental disaster

What if the Oil Runs Out?

Though the government is planning a massive expansion of transport networks, it has never considered this question.

A Lethal Solution

We need a five-year freeze on biofuels, before they wreck the planet.

A Well of Hypocrisy

One man uses gas and oil money to help the poor. The other uses it to buy guns. Guess who gets vilified.

Worse Than Fossil Fuel

Biodiesel enthusiasts have accidentally invented the most carbon-intensive fuel on earth

Crying Sheep

We had better start preparing for a decline in global oil supply

Trouble in the Pipeline

The corporations have asked us to trust them. But even the paragon of “corporate social responsibility” is saying one thing and doing quite another.