The oil market problem no one is talking about ... yet
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The oil market problem no one is talking about ... yet

If the oil industry doesn't do something soon, there could be big problems in just a few short years.


Expensive oil in the next decade could be a blessing and a curse.

A blessing because it will heighten incentives for renewables. A curse because society's infrastructure is not yet ready to go fossil free. And a prematurely forced transition could be excruciatingly painful. Simply put, are we ready to push our Ford F150s up the hill? Are we ready for the financial instability that might result from surges in oil prices? What would the consequences of financial instability be for the renewable transition (and a lot of other things that matter, like the infrastructure investments needed for climate change mitigation and adaptation).

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EU states agree deal to push for tougher climate measures

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U.S. Steel meets U.S. solar in Leetsdale manufacturing facility

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Chemically altering the seas through iron fertilisation or alkalinity enhancement could be our best hope to suck vast amounts of carbon out of the atmosphere – but questions remain on whether it is worth the risk
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