Oil Initiatives, Technology, and Climate Change…

Using non-existent technology as a justification for destructive operations With climate change concerns growing, threats to the oil and gas sectors are multiplying. More than ever, there is a need for proof that current and future extraction initiatives are in line with climate goals. A report released by IPCC last October confirmed that shooting for... Continue Reading →

Are Biofuels an Alternative to Oil?

In the beginning, biofuels were thought to be the perfect substitute to oil as they combated greenhouse gas emissions and diversified fuel supply. However, public opinion has shifted in the last years. What could have gone wrong? The problem is that after some years, the production of biofuels started to show the negatives it entailed.... Continue Reading →

The Green New Deal: Energy Transition vs Energy Dominance?

For the 2020 US Presidential Elections, most democratic candidates have supported the “Green New Deal”, described by the Green Party as a plan to “​convert the old, gray economy into a new, sustainable economy that is environmentally sound, economically viable and socially responsible​”. This includes achieving net-zero greenhouse gas emissions and 100% renewable energy by... Continue Reading →

Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Oils?

Are big oils up to no good again? If we ever want a transition from fossil fuel to cleaner energies, the oil behemoths need to budge. However, whenever there seems to be a threat to their normal business, the oil supermajors are quick to buy some hush hush. And the seven sisters are notorious for... Continue Reading →

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