Energy Industry

We’re standing at the precipice of a historic change: Eventually we will leave fossil fuels behind and turn to wind, solar and hydraulic energy. Read about the effects this change will have on energy providers, companies, consumers and society.

Summaries

How Having the Food We Want When We Want It Threatens Our Food Supply and Our Future

Rob Dunn

Little, Brown US, 2017

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The Booming Business of Global Warming

McKenzie Funk

Penguin Press, 2014

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The Fraying Wires Between Americans and Our Energy Future

Gretchen Bakke

Bloomsbury USA, 2016

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Mark Stevenson

Profile Books, 2017

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How Imports Helped the American Steel Industry

Dany Bahar

Brookings Institution, 2018

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How Solar Power Could Become a Victim of Its Own Success

Phoebe Braithwaite

Wired UK, 2018

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Max Holmes et al.

Aspen Institute, 2017

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Oil Beyond 2040

Reda Cherif et al.

IMF, 2017

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Insurance Companies Should Collect a Carbon Levy
A surcharge on energy producers would fund climate adaptation and the low-carbon transition, suggest Anthony J. Webster and Richard H. Clarke.

Anthony J. Webster and Richard H. Clarke

Nature, 2017

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The Presource Curse
Oil discoveries can lead first to jubilation then to economic jeopardy

James Cust and David Mihalyi

IMF, 2017

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