SHARMAN, HUGH (2011): Renewables won’t keep the lights on

(Originally entitled “Are Green Times just around the corner?”)


Dr John Constable, the Director of Research at the Renewable Energy Foundation ( has written an important new article, entitled «Renewables won’t keep the lights on», for the on-line Standpoint Magazine at

Genero: Artículos WWW
Subjects: 2011,, energía, energías renovables, english, John Constable, límites de las energías renovables, previsiones, reino unido
Institution of Mechanical Engineers (2011): Population: One Planet, Too Many People?

Institution of Mechanical Engineers (2011): Population: One Planet, Too Many People?

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Resumen, notas de prensa, aparición en los medios, etc.:

By 2100, the global human population may reach 9.5 billion with 75% of these people located within urban settlements. Meeting the needs and demands of these people will provide significant challenges to governments and society at large, and the engineering profession in particular.

Four key areas in which population growth and expanding affluence will significantly challenge society are: food, water, urbanisation and energy.

Genero: Informes y estudios
Subjects: 2011, agua, ahorro energético, alimentos, diagnóstico, energía, energía renovable, ingeniería, previsiones, propuestas, superpoblación, tecnología, urbanización

DECC (2011): The risks and impacts of a potential future decline in oil production

UK Department of Energy & Climate Change.

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A DECC report summarising the main outputs of an internal project undertaken in 2007 by then BERR officials on the issues surrounding peak oil…

Genero: Informes y estudios, Presentaciones
Subjects: 2007, 2011, consecuencias del peak oil, DECC, diagnóstico, energía, english, peak oil, política energética, políticas públicas, previsiones, reino unido

Nisbet, Matthew C.; Maibach, Edward; Leiserowitz, Anthony (2011): «Framing Peak Petroleum as a Public Health Problem: Audience Research and Participatory Engagement in the United States»

American Journal of Public Health (August 2011):

Genero: Artículos, Informes y estudios
Subjects: 2011, American Journal of Public Health, consecuencias sociales, crisis energética, desabastecimiento, eeuu, encuestas, english, estadísticas, opinión pública, peak oil, precios del petróleo, salud, salud pública, sanidad

The Institute for Integrated Economic Research (2011): Low Carbon and Economic Growth: Are both compatible in developing economies?

The Institute for Integrated Economic Research.

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Genero: Informes y estudios
Subjects: 2011, crecimiento económico, desarrollo, economía baja en carbono, english, Institute for Integrated Economic Research, países en vías de desarrollo

Climate Justice Research Project (2011): Planned Phase Out of Fossil Fuels Proposal for a Real Climate Policy

Climate Justice Research Project at Dartmouth College.

Science calls for a finite limit on CO2 emissions. The easiest way to achieve this is to limit fossil energy extraction.

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Genero: Artículos WWW, Informes y estudios
Subjects: 2011, cambio climático, co2, Dartmouth College, energía fósil, english, políticas públicas