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Book Review: Gabe Brown’s “Dirt to Soil”

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 23/11/2021 - 5:55am in

"From Dirt to Soil" is well worth a read -- and very hopeful, a good thing these days.

Metals May Become the New Oil in Net-Zero Emissions Scenario

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 06/11/2021 - 9:36pm in

Economists project that prices for energy-transition metals will soar and their combined value could match that of crude oil

Spike in Energy Prices Suggests That Sharp Changes Are Ahead

Gail Tverberg expands her focus beyond energy to provide an analysis of what is going terribly wrong in the world economy

“We Will No Longer Sell Crude Abroad”: Mexican President AMLO

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 31/08/2021 - 8:57pm in

This is good news for Mexico's long-beleaguered state-owned oil company, Pemex, but not such good news for the US' refinery industry.

Global Weather Disruptions, Food Commodity Prices, and Economic Activity: A Global Warning For Advanced Countries

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 30/08/2021 - 11:55pm in

Examines the macroeconomic effects of global food commodity price increases that are caused by global harvest and weather disruptions, and finds that the decline in economic activity is substantial and greater in advanced than in low-income countries.

African Faith Leaders to Gates Foundation: Drop ‘African Green Revolution’

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 09/08/2021 - 7:50pm in

"When it comes to the climate, African faith communities are urging the world to think twice before pushing a technical and corporate farming approach."

China’s Industrial Slowdown Could Kill The Commodity Rally

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 05/08/2021 - 4:59pm in

Many commentators have fixated on levitating US securities markets, ignoring softening growth in Asia that is now hitting commodity prices

How Energy Transition Models Go Wrong

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 23/06/2021 - 4:21pm in

Gail Tvergberg explains why oil prices are likely to remain be lower than full costs, and how that undermines the move to cleaner energy.

Decade Of Chaos Could Send Oil To $130 Per Barrel

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 22/06/2021 - 6:13pm in

Oil mavens are stymied at guessing what the commodity's price trajectory might be.

The 2021 Corporate Bamboozle On World Food Systems

Mega-corporations are set to win control of global governance of food and agriculture at the UN Food Systems Summit later this year.