Michael Klare: Climate Change Tipping Points

Climate Change Tipping Points and the Question of Civilizational Survival Not so long ago, it was science fiction. Now, it’s hard science—and that should frighten us all. The latest reports from the prestigious and sober Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) make increasingly hair-raising reading, suggesting that the planet is approaching possible moments of irreversible …

Michel Bauwens: Michael Klare on False Oil Boom and True Water Cost

THE BOOK:  Michael Klare, The Race for What’s Left: The Global Scramble for the World’s Last Resources (Metropolitan Books, 2012) THE ARTICLE:  The new “Golden Age of Oil” that wasn’t by Michael T. Klare Forecasts of Abundance Collide with Planetary Realities Last winter, fossil-fuel enthusiasts began trumpeting the dawn of a new “golden age of …

Michael T. Klare: World Energy in 20140

Published on Tuesday, September 10, 2013 by TomDispatch.com Our Fossil-Fueled Future: World Energy in 2040 by Michael T. Klare What sort of fabulous new energy systems will the world possess in 2040? Which fuels will supply the bulk of our energy needs? And how will that change the global energy equation, international politics, and the …