- The Internet and the New Energy Economy - There is increasing data and analysis to support the view that there is a connection between the recent reductions in energy intensity and the astonishing growth in Information Technology (IT) and the Internet Economy. Growth in the Internet Economy can cut energy intensity in two ways. First, the IT sector is less energy-intensive than traditional manufacturing, so growth in this sector engenders less incremental energy consumption. Second, the Internet Economy appears to be increasing efficiency in every sector of the economy, which is the primary focus of this paper. The impact of the Internet economy on manufacturing, buildings, and transportation are all explored. The paper also considers the implications for growth in energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions during the next ten years. This is a time when the Internet Economy is expected to grow rapidly and when the Internet is expected to be used to directly save energy through remote energy management of commercial and residential buildings.
- The Day The World Came To Its Senses? - This week, Phil Watts, the chairman of Royal Dutch Shell, gave a remarkable speech in New York, just three weeks after the tragedy of September 11th. Accustomed to making and approving business decisions and technology plans that extend decades into the future, Watts told an audience assembled under the auspices of the United Nations Development Program, that Shell, one of the largest oil companies in the world, was preparing for the "End of the Hydrocarbon Age."
- Globalization and Energy - Globalization and energy is a joint project between STATOIL and the Foundation for Research in Economics and Business Admininstration (SNF)(Norway). The purpose is to present key features of importance for the long-term development in the world economy, and to enable the user to retrieve information that can help in assessing the future market situation in vital markets. The project and this presentation focus on two broad topics - trade and industrial location and climate policies and energy markets. The former looks at determinants of the long-term development in international trade and the pattern of industrial production, and discusses possible energy market effects of a restructuring of manufacturing production. The latter presents an analysis of the consequences of the Kyoto protocol for oil, gas and coal markets.
- Cold Fusion and the Future : Part 1 - Revolutionary Technology - The heavy hydrogen in the seas can drive all our machines, heat all our cities, for as far ahead as we can imagine. If, as is perfectly possible, we are short of energy two generations from now, it will be through our own incompetence. We will be like Stone Age men freezing to death on top of a coal bed.
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