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Quel scénario pour le prix du pétrole ?

Quel scénario pour le prix du pétrole ? | Développement durable et efficacité énergétique | Scoop.it

PETROLE - L’an passé, les cours du brut ont joué les montagnes russes malgré une offre abondante, entre un pic de 128 dollars fin mars et un creux de 88 dollars en juin. Mais la plupart des experts entrevoient une année 2013 moins chaotique.


Via EnergyNews
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La plupart des experts entrevoient une année 2013 moins chaotique, avec une offre solide face à une demande toujours incertaine. Sur le marché pétrolier, «les gaz de schiste provoquent déjà une petite révolution: aux États-Unis, de nombreux complexes pétrochimiques utilisent déjà du gaz plutôt que du pétrole pour faire fonctionner leurs installations», note Stanley Nahon, directeur au cabinet de conseil en stratégie Booz & Company. «Avec une moindre pression sur l’offre et sauf événement géopolitique majeur, le prix du pétrole pourrait être amené à évoluer entre 80 et 100 dollars», table Stanley Nahon.

Les 29 analystes consultés par l’agence Reuters prédisent pour leur part un baril à 107,5 dollars en moyenne, dans une fourchette comprise entre 80 et 115 dollars.

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Energy Efficiency: Why? How? | Groupe Enerstat Inc.

Energy Efficiency: Why? How? | Groupe Enerstat Inc. | Développement durable et efficacité énergétique | Scoop.it
Efficacité énergétique. Pourquoi ? Comment ?
Pour faire la différence dans votre organisation, économiser et faire un geste concret pour l'environnement, tout en réduisant le gaspillage et les excès.
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Saudi Arabia’s amazing new renewables target: 9.5GW by 2023

Saudi Arabia’s amazing new renewables target: 9.5GW by 2023 | Développement durable et efficacité énergétique | Scoop.it
Saudi Arabia's stunning new target represents a 180 degree shift from the “wait and see” approach to renewables taken by the oil kingdom so far.
Via Energy Curator
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It would make Saudi Arabia a sizable market for the global renewable-energy industry, likely the largest in the MENA region by annual new installations. If the country deploys new power plants at a constant rate until 2023, an average of about 1,600 MW of new renewable energy capacity per year would need to be built. 
The target appears ambitious at first sight for a country that has a meager 25 MW of renewable-energy generation capacity (mostly solar photovoltaic) installed as per the end of 2015. Nevertheless, with the rapid growth in Saudi electricity consumption, the target would only translate to a renewable-energy share of roughly 5% of the country’s total electricity consumption. 
In contrast, Germany, a country with less than half the solar irradiation of Saudi Arabia, reached a 32.6% renewable-energy share of electricity at the end of 2015, with 6.4% generated by solar photovoltaics (PV) alone. Saudi Arabia’s neighbor Dubai just increased its renewable-energy targets to 7% by 2020 and 25% by 2030.
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New York Plans to Make Fighting Climate Change Good Business

New York Plans to Make Fighting Climate Change Good Business | Développement durable et efficacité énergétique | Scoop.it
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is trying to apply market forces to utilities to transform the way electricity is produced, transmitted and consumed.
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“In the case of climate change, denial is not a survival strategy,” Mr. Cuomo said at Columbia University in October. “Climate change is a reality, and not to address it is gross negligence by government and irresponsible as citizens.”
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A major shift is going on world wide. #ClimateChange is finally being taken serious and governments and leaders are getting nervous.

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Fort McMurray: "El Niño et le réchauffement climatique créent les conditions de ces méga-incendies"

Fort McMurray: "El Niño et le réchauffement climatique créent les conditions de ces méga-incendies" | Développement durable et efficacité énergétique | Scoop.it
A Fort McMurray dans la région pétrolière de l'Alberta, au Canada, les gigantesques feux de forêt en cours sont principalement attribués au phénomène El Niño, très puissant cette année. Mais plusieurs spécialistes estiment que le rôle du changement climatique est indéniable.

Via Hubert MESSMER @Zehub on Twitter
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"S'il est impossible de prouver qu'un événement donné est causé par le réchauffement climatique", explique à L'Express Karel Mayrand de la Fondation David Suzuki pour l'environnement, il est désormais notoire que le changement climatique crée les conditions propices qui amplifient et démultiplient les catastrophes naturelles."
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Plankton and you: The science of how we're all connected to climate

Plankton and you: The science of how we're all connected to climate | Développement durable et efficacité énergétique | Scoop.it
Each spring, the waters of the North Atlantic Ocean host a huge natural bloom of phytoplankton—microscopic, plant-like organisms that are important for carbon cycling and also could influence clouds and climate. Source: NASA's Earth Observatory. Credit: Norman Kuring, using VIIRS data from the Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership.

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Behrenfeld and the rest of the NAAMES team hope this research will help them learn how changes in climate will impact ecosystems. “If you look at blooms from a traditional standpoint, that more sunlight causes more blooms, you might expect that warming would give you a bigger bloom. But phytoplankton blooms are initiated by deep ocean mixing, and if you warm the ocean, then your winter mixing depth will be less and you might have a later onset of the bloom or a smaller bloom. The potential consequences of change in blooming areas could be huge.”
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#Climat : un #monde de #différence entre +1,5°C et +2°C

#Climat : un #monde de #différence entre +1,5°C et +2°C | Développement durable et efficacité énergétique | Scoop.it
“L'urgence climatique se confirme de jour en jour : il faut impérativement contenir la hausse des températures à 1,5 °C, souligne une nouvelle étude.”
Via Hubert MESSMER @Zehub on Twitter, M-Christine Lanne, François GARREAU
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Les objectifs de 2 °C et 1,5 °C sont mentionnés tous les deux dans le texte convenu à Paris, mais les études ont été peu nombreuses à ce jour sur la différence entre les deux objectifs. Quoi qu’il en soit, les chercheurs sont d’accord qu’au-delà de 2 °C, les conséquences seront dramatiques. 

Tandis que la température du globe a de nouveau dépassé tous les records historiques en mars de cette année, les données satellitaires et les bouées placées dans l’océan arctique indiquent que la fonte atteindra des niveaux inégalés cet été, ont indiqué des chercheurs à la conférence annuelle de l’Union géophysique européenne (European Geophysical Union, EGU).
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Neil deGrasse Tyson and Al Gore on the future of our planet — and everything else

Neil deGrasse Tyson and Al Gore on the future of our planet — and everything else | Développement durable et efficacité énergétique | Scoop.it

What will happen to us ?


Astrophysicist and StarTalk Radio host Neil deGrasse Tyson sits down with former Vice President Al Gore, to talk about the internet, global warming, and everything else. 

Produced by Kamelia Angelova, Kevin Reilly, and Darren Weaver and by StarTalk Radio, a Curved Light Production, executive producer Helen Matsos, and producer Laura Berland.

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Astrophysicist and StarTalk Radio host Neil deGrasse Tyson sits down with former Vice President Al Gore, to talk about the internet, global warming, and everything else.
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Just How Much Power Do Your Electronics Use When They Are ‘Off’?

Just How Much Power Do Your Electronics Use When They Are ‘Off’? | Développement durable et efficacité énergétique | Scoop.it
About a quarter of most people’s energy bills come from devices in idle mode. A reporter took a power meter around with her to locate the hidden power drains.
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About a quarter of all residential energy consumption is used on devices in idle power mode, according to a study of Northern California by the Natural Resources Defense Council. That means that devices that are “off” or in standby or sleep mode can use up to the equivalent of 50 large power plants’ worth of electricity and cost more than $19 billion in electricity bills every year. And there’s an environmental cost: Overall electricity production represents about 37 percent of all carbon dioxide emissions in the United States, one of the main contributors to climate change.
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Le changement climatique coûtera 2.000 milliards $ par an sur la productivité en 2030

Le changement climatique coûtera 2.000 milliards $ par an sur la productivité en 2030 | Développement durable et efficacité énergétique | Scoop.it
En réduisant la productivité du travail et en affectant la santé des travailleurs, la hausse des températures liée au changement climatique pourrait coûter jusqu'à 2.000 milliards de dollars par an à l'horizon 2030, selon une étude publiée le 28 avril par l'Organisation internationale du travail (OIT)...
Via Pascal Teboul
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Les pertes estimées impliquent des "conséquences négatives d'une échelle similaire à la production économique, ou le PIB", pour un large éventail de pays en développement, dont l'Inde, l'Indonésie et le Nigéria, prévient l'étude. Plus d'un milliard de travailleurs sont déjà confrontés à des chaleurs excessives. Les régions les plus touchées incluent le sud des Etats-Unis, l'Amérique centrale et les Caraïbes, l'Afrique du Nord et de l'Ouest, l'Asie du Sud et du Sud-est.
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The Psychology of Climate Change Inaction

The Psychology of Climate Change Inaction | Développement durable et efficacité énergétique | Scoop.it
A team of psychologists, biologists, and economists lays out a plan of action.

Via Laurence Serfaty
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"One surprisingly powerful way to combat those problems: creating social norms. In one 2007 experiment, psychologists found that distributing flyers with the message “the majority of your neighbors are undertaking energy-saving actions every day” worked to encourage conservation better than distributing flyers emphasizing environmental impacts. In that vein, television shows that address climate change, even obliquely, could foster a norm of environmental responsibility."
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The Countdown 2º Clock

The Countdown 2º Clock | Développement durable et efficacité énergétique | Scoop.it
Bringing the big data of climate change and the conversation into public spaces.

Via Laurence Serfaty
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+2°C ==> 28 years !
The Global Warming Countdown 2º Clock / le compte-à-rebours du réchauffement climatique à 2°C:  http://countdown2degrees.com/
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7 things we've learned about Earth since the last Earth Day

7 things we've learned about Earth since the last Earth Day | Développement durable et efficacité énergétique | Scoop.it
We've discovered dozens of new species, unearthed tantalizing fossils — and also learned some unnerving news about our future.

Via SustainOurEarth
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Here's a list of some of the most surprising, hopeful, and worrisome things we've learned about Earth since the last Earth Day:
1) Scientists found an entirely new, 600-mile-long coral reef at the mouth of the Amazon 
2) We've discovered dozens of new species — as well as a few thought to be extinct 
3) Earth has 3 trillion trees — far more than we thought 
4) We unearthed homo naledi, a new species of ancient human that once roamed the Earth 
5) We learned unicorns and humans once coexisted. 
6) Scientists warned that West Antarctica's ice sheet could melt faster than anyone realized 
7) But we also learned that humans can cooperate on climate change...
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On Fuel Economy Efforts, U.S. Faces an Elusive Target by Marc Gunther: Yale Environment 360

On Fuel Economy Efforts, U.S. Faces an Elusive Target by Marc Gunther: Yale Environment 360 | Développement durable et efficacité énergétique | Scoop.it
One of President Obama’s signature achievements on climate has been strict standards aimed at improving auto fuel efficiency to nearly 55 miles per gallon by 2025. But credits and loopholes, coupled with low gas prices, may mean the U.S. will fall well short of this ambitious goal.

Via SustainOurEarth
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There's the issue of gasoline prices. Cars and light trucks are becoming more efficient under the standards, just as they are supposed to. But because gasoline prices have fallen by nearly 50 percent since the standards were set, gains in fuel efficiency are unlikely to generate the $1.7 trillion in savings that the White House predicted (and that is still being promised.) Cheap gas will also make it hard to achieve fleet-wide efficiency and climate reductions because sales of trucks and SUVs are surging.
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Les gaz à effet de serre vont augmenter d’un tiers d’ici 2040

Les gaz à effet de serre vont augmenter d’un tiers d’ici 2040 | Développement durable et efficacité énergétique | Scoop.it
C’est la prévision que vient de publier l’administration américaine, au moment où les Etats se réunissent en Allemagne pour mettre en musique concrètemen

Via D'Dline 2020 ✏
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Le rapport que vient de publier le US Energy Information Administration (EIA) donne une idée de l’effort que va devoir accomplir la communauté internationale. L’organisme américain estime que les émissions de gaz à effet de serre vont encore augmenter d’un tiers d’ici 2040. 
(...) l’EIA parie pour une croissance continue des émissions qui rend illusoire l’objectif de limiter les températures à 1,5°C pour arriver plutôt à 3°C.
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Bigger Risk, Bigger Returns in Renewable Energy’s Emerging Markets

Bigger Risk, Bigger Returns in Renewable Energy’s Emerging Markets | Développement durable et efficacité énergétique | Scoop.it
The rate of return for solar projects in most of the developing world is more than double the rate in Europe.
Via Erwan Boumard
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The overall megawatts installed are still small in many emerging markets, but the growth potential is huge. In 2015, Bloomberg New Energy Finance found that South Africa’s clean energy investment climbed to $4.5 billion -- up more than 300 percent.
 And Morocco pumped more than $2 billion into renewables last year, up from virtually no investment in 2014. Mexico and Chile also saw triple-digit growth rates. 
 Those growth rates should be coming to other countries too. Jordan has a goal of 10 percent of its electricity from renewables by 2020, and India has a goal of 100 gigawatts of solar by 2022.
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Oil company bankruptcies accelerate despite rise in crude prices

Oil company bankruptcies accelerate despite rise in crude prices | Développement durable et efficacité énergétique | Scoop.it

Oil company bankruptcies accelerated over the past few weeks as the recent rise in prices proved too little, too late for firms struggling to pay debts run up during the last boom. 


Eighteen North American oil companies filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in March and April, the most in a two-month period since oil prices began their slide in the summer of 2014.


Via SustainOurEarth
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"U.S. crude prices fell nearly 3 percent Monday in a sign the market could be headed for another drop. Despite gutting drilling operations, and laying off thousands of workers to conserve cash, these companies could not longer meet the interest payments to creditors who have become less sympathetic as the bust drags on. 
Many companies and lenders hoped for some relief from the recent rally, as crude prices climbed more than 70 percent from their 13-year low of $26.21 a barrel in February to more than $46 last week. 
 Toronto's Pacific Exploration & Production Co. and Oklahoma's Midstates Petroleum Co. also ranked among the biggest companies to file for bankruptcy."
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New study says excesses of modern life is cause of cancer; disease is man-made

New study says excesses of modern life is cause of cancer; disease is man-made | Développement durable et efficacité énergétique | Scoop.it
Landmark study points to man-made causes, such as pollution and poor diet, as the likely sources of cancer.

Via SustainOurEarth
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The study, published in Nature Reviews Cancer, notes the sudden rise of cancer cases since the Industrial Revolution, especially childhood cancer which is a proof the disease is not linked to people living longer. “There is nothing in the natural environment that can cause cancer. So it has to be a man-made disease, down to pollution and changes to our diet and lifestyle,” states Professor Rosalie David from the university’s Faculty of Life Sciences.
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Les impressionnantes images satellite des incendies au Canada

Les impressionnantes images satellite des incendies au Canada | Développement durable et efficacité énergétique | Scoop.it
Le satellite de la NOAA et de la Nasa, Suomi-NPP, ou S-NPP, pour Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership, a été lancé en 2011 pour réaliser une large gamme de mesures des systèmes océaniques, terrestres et atmosphériques, afin d'améliorer les prévisions météorologiques et de suivre le changement climatique. Cette semaine, il a ouvert l’œil sur les incendies qui font rage depuis le 1er mai dans la province d’Alberta, au Canada.

Une image datant du 4 mai réalisée le jour avec l’instrument VIIRS (Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite) montre les nombreux foyers de cet immense feu de forêt qui a déjà ravagé plus de 10.000 hectares. Un autre cliché, réalisé quelques heures plus tard, le 5 mai à 9 h 56 TU, en utilisant sa « bande jour-nuit » sensible à la faible luminosité, a permis de l’observer en condition nocturne (image ci-dessous).

Via Uston News
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La plus grande évacuation de population de l’histoire du Canada Prise d’assaut par les flammes, la ville de Fort McMurray, capitale des sables bitumineux au Canada (66 % de la production), s’est retrouvée divisée en deux.

Voir l'Image en fausses couleurs prise le 4 mai dans le proche infrarouge par le satellite Landsat 7. La largeur représente environ 70 km. Les taches rouges et jaunes marquent les foyers actifs de l’incendie. 

Environ 90.000 personnes ont été forcées d’évacuer – c’est la plus importante de l’histoire du pays – : 70.000 par le sud et près de 20.000 par le nord. Une partie par des ponts aériens et une autre par la route, ce qui n’a pas manqué de provoquer d'énormes embouteillages. Pour dépanner ceux qui étaient à court d’essence, des camions-citernes ont été dépêchés sur place.
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5 des #îles #Salomon ont disparu suite à la montée des #eaux du #Pacifique #climat

5 des #îles #Salomon ont disparu suite à la montée des #eaux du #Pacifique #climat | Développement durable et efficacité énergétique | Scoop.it
“Voici une nouvelle illustration du réchauffement climatique. Cinq îles des Salomon, dans le Pacifique, ont disparu en raison de la montée de”
Via Hubert MESSMER @Zehub on Twitter, M-Christine Lanne, François GARREAU
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Sur les six autres îles touchées, l'érosion de la côté a précipité une dizaine de maisons dans la mer depuis cinq ans, et obligé deux villages à se relocaliser plus à l'intérieur. Les îles Salomon sont particulièrement menacées à la fois par la montée des eaux qui est près de trois fois plus importante dans ce secteur que dans la moyenne mondiale et par des vagues particulièrement violentes qui érodent les côtes.
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Elon Musk: 'We need a revolt against the fossil fuel industry'

Elon Musk: 'We need a revolt against the fossil fuel industry' | Développement durable et efficacité énergétique | Scoop.it
Edie.net: Tesla chief says educating the public on climate issues is essential in countering oil and gas lobby’s influence over big political decisions
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“The fundamental issue with fossil fuels is that every use comes with a subsidy,” Musk said. “Every gasoline car on the road has a subsidy, and the right way to address that is with a carbon tax.” (...) 
The business magnate therefore believes that educating the public on climate issues will be essential in reeling back the fossil fuel industry’s influence over big political decisions – which has already led to European climate policies being dropped over fears of a mass exodus.

 “It is quite worrying, the future of the world,” he added. “We need to appeal to the people and educate them to sort of revolt against this and to fight the propaganda of the fossil fuel industry which is unrelenting and enormous.”
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Wanted: Business Models For The Energy Future

Wanted: Business Models For The Energy Future | Développement durable et efficacité énergétique | Scoop.it

The energy world is changing fast. Investments into renewable energy are outpacing investments into conventional energy. The incumbents, unused to this pace of change and tied down by large asset bases and long-term investment strategies, are struggling.
The first to be hit were the utilities in developed countries with a high share of renewables in the electricity mix.


Via Pol Bacquet, Pascal Teboul
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The overall business environment is clearly shifting towards a clean energy future. Just a couple of days ago, the ambitious Paris Climate Agreement was signed by 177 countries. Ever more investors are making sustainability a part of their strategy, channelling trillions of dollars in greener directions. The UN-backed Principles of Responsible Investing initiative, for instance, which provides a minimum code of conduct, has signatories managing $59 trillion — or half of global asset wealth
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4 charts that show the rise of renewables

4 charts that show the rise of renewables | Développement durable et efficacité énergétique | Scoop.it
This charts provide some context to global use of renewables.
Via Energy Curator
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The Paris Climate Agreement calls for a global reduction in emissions in order to keep global warming within 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels. A key part of achieving this goal will be a shift away from fossil fuels, towards renewable energy sources. 
 Last year saw record levels of investment in green energy. “Renewables are becoming ever more central to our low-carbon lifestyles, and the record-setting investments in 2015 are further proof of this trend,” explained UN Environment Programme Executive Director Achim Steiner.
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We Could Be Witnessing the Death of the Fossil Fuel Industry—Will It Take the Rest of the Economy Down With It?

We Could Be Witnessing the Death of the Fossil Fuel Industry—Will It Take the Rest of the Economy Down With It? | Développement durable et efficacité énergétique | Scoop.it
In just two decades, the total value of the energy being produced via fossil fuel extraction has plummeted by more than half. Now $3 trillion of debt is at risk.

Via Willy De Backer
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"In February, the financial services firm Deloitte predicted that over 35 percent of independent oil companies worldwide are likely to declare bankruptcy, potentially followed by a further 30 percent next year—a total of 65 percent of oil firms around the world. Since early last year, already 50 North American oil and gas producers have filed bankruptcy. 

The cause of the crisis is the dramatic drop in oil prices—down by two-thirds since 2014—which are so low that oil companies are finding it difficult to generate enough revenue to cover the high costs of production, while also repaying their loans. Oil and gas companies most at risk are those with the largest debt burden. And that burden is huge—as much as $2.5 trillion, according to The Economist. The real figure is probably higher.
(...) the total value of the energy being produced via fossil fuel extraction has plummeted by more than half. And it continues to decline. 

This is because the more fossil fuel resources that we exploit, the more we have used up those resources that are easiest and cheapest to extract. This compels the industry to rely increasingly on resources that are more difficult and expensive to get out of the ground, and bring to market."
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Another brilliant must-read analysis by Nafeez Ahmed of the financial collapse of the global oil industry and how it will bring down the capitalist economy.
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Global Warming’s Terrifying New Chemistry | Bill McKibben | BillMoyers.com

Global Warming’s Terrifying New Chemistry | Bill McKibben | BillMoyers.com | Développement durable et efficacité énergétique | Scoop.it

Global warming is, in the end, not about the noisy political battles here on the planet’s surface. It actually happens in constant, silent interactions in the atmosphere, where the molecular structure of certain gases traps heat that would otherwise radiate back out to space. If you get the chemistry wrong, it doesn’t matter how many landmark climate agreements you sign or how many speeches you give. And it appears the United States may have gotten the chemistry wrong. Really wrong.

There’s one greenhouse gas everyone knows about: carbon dioxide, which is what you get when you burn fossil fuels. We talk about a “price on carbon” or argue about a carbon tax; our leaders boast about modest “carbon reductions.” But in the last few weeks, CO2’s nasty little brother has gotten some serious press. Meet methane, otherwise known as CH4.

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Via Chuck Sherwood, Senior Associate, TeleDimensions, Inc
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"Here’s the unhappy fact about methane: Though it produces only half as much carbon as coal when you burn it, if you don’t — if it escapes into the air before it can be captured in a pipeline, or anywhere else along its route to a power plant or your stove — then it traps heat in the atmosphere much more efficiently than CO2. Howarth and Ingraffea began producing a series of papers claiming that if even a small percentage of the methane leaked — maybe as little as 3 percent — then fracked gas would do more climate damage than coal. And their preliminary data showed that leak rates could be at least that high: that somewhere between 3.6 and 7.9 percent of methane gas from shale-drilling operations actually escapes into the atmosphere. 
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That’s why last month’s Harvard study came as such a shock. It used satellite data from across the country over a span of more than a decade to demonstrate that US methane emissions had spiked 30 percent since 2002. The EPA had been insisting throughout that period that methane emissions were actually falling, but it was clearly wrong — on a massive scale. In fact, emissions “are substantially higher than we’ve understood,” EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy admitted in early March. The Harvard study wasn’t designed to show why US methane emissions were growing — in other parts of the world, as new research makes clear, cattle and wetlands seem to be causing emissions to accelerate. But the spike that the satellites recorded coincided almost perfectly with the era when fracking went big-time."
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C'est votre plus grand risque, mais vous refusez de le voir

C'est votre plus grand risque, mais vous refusez de le voir | Développement durable et efficacité énergétique | Scoop.it
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Stephane Bilodeau's insight:
"Pour atteindre les objectifs de la COP21 (limiter le réchauffement planétaire à moins de 2 degrés), les scientifiques affirment que près des deux tiers des réserves mondiales de charbon, de pétrole et de gaz naturel devront demeurer dans le sol. 

Si les pays signataires de l'accord de Paris - dont les États-Unis et la Chine - sont vraiment sérieux, les conséquences sur les producteurs d'énergies fossiles seront donc majeures à terme, selon Mark Carney, gouverneur de la Banque d'Angleterre. «La vaste majorité des réserves (d'hydrocarbures) ne peuvent être brûlées», a-t-il déclaré en septembre lors d'un discours prononcé à Londres devant un parterre d'assureurs."
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World Bank to spend 28% of investments on climate change projects

World Bank to spend 28% of investments on climate change projects | Développement durable et efficacité énergétique | Scoop.it
The world’s biggest provider of public finance to developing countries will refocus its financing efforts towards tackling climate change, group said

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Stephane Bilodeau's insight:
“Following the Paris climate agreement, we must now take bold action to protect our planet for future generations,” said Jim Yong Kim, president of the World Bank Group. “We are moving urgently to help countries make major transitions to increase sources of renewable energy, decrease high-carbon energy sources, develop green transport systems and build sustainable, livable cities for growing urban populations. Developing countries want our help to implement their national climate plans, and we’ll do all we can to help them.”
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