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For fossil fuels, the good times have gone

All the signs are pointing to a coming revolution in how we source our energy. Fossil fuels will be the losers. [3 March 2015 | Peter Boyer] Let me get this off my chest: I was wrong. Oil prices haven’t done what … Continue reading

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Beware the bedtime stories

As the contrarian movement seeks to lull us to sleep with false reassurances, the IEA adds its voice to a rising tide of concern. [22 November 2011 | Peter Boyer] There’s an old-fashioned view that blokes and bedside stories don’t … Continue reading

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