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These are notes from a short lecture given at Nottingham University on 28th November 2017. Click on the images to enlarge them. 1 Production Increase During...

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Mike Sandler describes some of Feasta's goals with regard to food policy, and how these could be applied to the U.S.

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Patrick Noble criticises the idea that climate change can be addressed primarily through technology and increased efficiency, without any need to make profound changes...

Propaganda for renewables: a critique of a report by oil change international

While agreeing with Oil Change International's arguments concerning the unfeasibility of natural gas as a 'bridge' in the energy transition, Brian Davey is concerned...

End of the Oilocene: The Roar of the Oil-Fizzle Dragon King

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Cursed to live in interesting times

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