Space versus Oil
Follow
Find
10.0K views | +0 today
 
Scooped by Khannea Suntzu
onto Space versus Oil
Scoop.it!

Once this landscape was a pristine wilderness roamed by deer

Once this landscape was a pristine wilderness roamed by deer | Space versus Oil | Scoop.it
Lush green forests once blanketed an area of the Tar Sands in Alberta, Canada, larger than England and environmentalists say it's the most destructive industrial project on earth.
more...
No comment yet.

From around the web

Space versus Oil
Oil is the enemy of Mankind. Our destiny lies in space.
Curated by Khannea Suntzu
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Khannea Suntzu
Scoop.it!

Saudi Arabia to restructure Aramco, separate it from oil ministry: Arabiya TV

Saudi Arabia to restructure Aramco, separate it from oil ministry: Arabiya TV | Space versus Oil | Scoop.it
DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's Supreme Economic Council has approved a restructuring of state oil company Saudi Aramco [SDABO.UL] that includes separating it from the oil ministry, Al Arabiya television
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Khannea Suntzu
Scoop.it!

Space-Based Solar Power: A Technical, Economic, and Operational Assessment

Space-Based Solar Power: A Technical, Economic, and Operational Assessment | Space versus Oil | Scoop.it
This monograph argues that although space-based solar power systems may be technically feasible as a power source, there's no compelling evidence to suggest that such systems will be economically or operationally competitive with other options.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Khannea Suntzu
Scoop.it!

Big Coal’s big scam: scar the land for profit, then let others pay to clean up | George Monbiot

Big Coal’s big scam: scar the land for profit, then let others pay to clean up | George Monbiot | Space versus Oil | Scoop.it
Keep it in the ground: Energy giants claim they dig new opencast mines to fund the closure of old ones. Will anyone call their bluff?
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Khannea Suntzu
Scoop.it!

5 Ways It's Become a Crime to Be Poor in America, Punishable by Further Impoverishment

5 Ways It's Become a Crime to Be Poor in America, Punishable by Further Impoverishment | Space versus Oil | Scoop.it
New report details perverse policies that are driving more people into hopeless, inescapable poverty.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Khannea Suntzu
Scoop.it!

Buzz Aldrin impressed by Purdue’s plan for Mars

Buzz Aldrin impressed by Purdue’s plan for Mars | Space versus Oil | Scoop.it
51 students compiled a 1,000 page paper detailing human colonization of the planet by 2040
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Khannea Suntzu
Scoop.it!

Follow the big financiers: Solar and batteries are coming

Follow the big financiers: Solar and batteries are coming | Space versus Oil | Scoop.it
If you want to see where the grid is heading, follow the money. And by that measure, the banks have spoken loudly: It's all about solar and storage.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Khannea Suntzu
Scoop.it!

New energy storage plant could 'revolutionise' renewable sector

New energy storage plant could 'revolutionise' renewable sector | Space versus Oil | Scoop.it
Flywheel plant being built in Ireland with potentially unlimited storage capability could solve the problem of clean energy supply shortfalls when there is insufficient sun or wind
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Khannea Suntzu
Scoop.it!

Report: The way we power our homes may be on the verge of a major change

Report: The way we power our homes may be on the verge of a major change | Space versus Oil | Scoop.it
The way we get power is "at a metaphorical fork in the road," says a new report by the Rocky Mountain Institute.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Khannea Suntzu
Scoop.it!

LOW-TECH MAGAZINE: How Sustainable is Stored Sunlight?

LOW-TECH MAGAZINE: How Sustainable is Stored Sunlight? | Space versus Oil | Scoop.it
One of the constraints of solar power is that it is not always available: it is dependent on daylight hours and clear skies. In order to fill these gaps, a storage solution or a backup infrastructure of fossil fuel power plants is required -- a factor that is often ignored when scientists investigate the sustainability of PV systems. Whether or not to include storage is no longer just an academic question. Driven by better battery technology and the disincentivization of grid-connected solar panels, off-grid solar is about to make...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Khannea Suntzu
Scoop.it!

ISDC To Showcase Northrop Grumman/Caltech Push Toward Space Solar Power | SpaceRef - Your Space Reference

ISDC To Showcase Northrop Grumman/Caltech Push Toward Space Solar Power - SpaceRef
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Khannea Suntzu
Scoop.it!

The Tesla Gigafactories Are Coming. Can Global Lithium Supply Keep Up? (TSLA)

The Tesla Gigafactories Are Coming. Can Global Lithium Supply Keep Up? (TSLA) | Space versus Oil | Scoop.it
Many investors are dreaming of the growth that Tesla Motors' Gigafactory could unlock, but is there enough global lithium to enable the growth in the first place? - Maxx Chatsko - Energy
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Khannea Suntzu
Scoop.it!

Dubai Confirms 800 MW Expansion For Iconic Solar Power Project

Dubai Confirms 800 MW Expansion For Iconic Solar Power Project | Space versus Oil | Scoop.it
The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority has initiated the third phase of its iconic Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum Solar Park.

The third phase of the solar park expansion will include a capacity addition of 800 MW. Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) kick-started the tendering process for the expansion last week. The solar park will
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Khannea Suntzu
Scoop.it!

Analysts: Solar energy is on the verge of a 'global boom'

"Solar has come of age in Japan and from now on will be replacing imported uranium and fossil fuels."
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Khannea Suntzu
Scoop.it!

21 Technologies That Are Decentralizing The Economy And Bringing Real Power Back To The People - Walden Labs

21 Technologies That Are Decentralizing The Economy And Bringing Real Power Back To The People - Walden Labs | Space versus Oil | Scoop.it
The world is becoming more centralized, increasingly focused on economies of scale and transferring wealth to a tiny elite at the top of the financial syst
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Khannea Suntzu
Scoop.it!

Putting the Real Story of Energy and the Economy Together

Putting the Real Story of Energy and the Economy Together | Space versus Oil | Scoop.it
What is the real story of energy and the economy? We hear two predominant energy stories. One is the story economists tell: The economy can grow forever; energy shortages will have no impact on the...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Khannea Suntzu
Scoop.it!

Can civilisation reboot without fossil fuels? – Lewis Dartnell – Aeon

Can civilisation reboot without fossil fuels? – Lewis Dartnell – Aeon | Space versus Oil | Scoop.it
It took a lot of fossil fuels to forge our industrial world. Now they're almost gone. Could we do it again without them?
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Khannea Suntzu
Scoop.it!

Saudi Arabia’s Plan to Extend the Age of Oil

Saudi Arabia’s Plan to Extend the Age of Oil | Space versus Oil | Scoop.it
The biggest exporter has let prices plummet—delaying the day when climate concerns, efficiency, and fuel switching break the world’s dependence on crude.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Khannea Suntzu
Scoop.it!

Can the world economy survive without fossil fuels? | Larry Elliott

Can the world economy survive without fossil fuels? | Larry Elliott | Space versus Oil | Scoop.it
The long read: The past three centuries of progress have been powered by coal, oil and gas. Burning much of what’s left will lead to environmental and economic catastrophe. Here’s how to save the earth without giving up on growth
more...
No comment yet.