Tag Archive for 'energy supply'

WWF report on EU achieving 100% renewable energy supply by 2050

February 14th, 2013 by WWF

The WWF has produced the report ‘Putting the EU on Track for 100% Renewable Energy‘, which shows where Europe needs to be by 2030 in order to reach a fully renewable energy system by 2050. It is comes just as the European Commission is beginning to consider post-2020 climate and energy plans. By 2030, the […]

Jeremy Gilbert, former chief petroleum engineer of BP, says Peak Oil has happened or is happening now

February 14th, 2011 by Richard Lord

Jeremy Gilbert, former Chief Petroleum Engineer for BP says “Peak Oil, I believe, probably is happening as we speak or has happened.” Jeremy Gilbert believes the technology is available to extract oil from remote and deep-sea locations but he doubts that the investment is available. “We are seeing fields which are more difficult to develop.  […]

Publication – Insecurity in the Supply of Electrical Energy: An emerging threat to information and communication technologies?

January 15th, 2011 by University of Leicester

This monograph evaluates the consequences for ICT users of failures in the supply of electricity. As demand for electricity grows it is vital that the electricity generating industry expands its capacity. It is also vital that the networks (grids) that deliver that electricity are up to the task. There is talk in Britain of an […]

LSE – The Hartwell Paper – A new direction for Climate Policy

May 13th, 2010 by Richard Lord

A major international report coordinated by the London School of Economics and Political Science offers a new direction for climate policy.  The Hartwell Paper produced by 14 authors from Asia, Europe and North America argues that a new approach is required as climate policy since the Kyoto Protocol has failed to produce any real world […]