2016 Oct 22 By Editor 0 comment

Electric car revolution may drive oil ‘investor death spiral’ The multi-trillion-dollar ‘big crash’ could start as soon as 2023, Bloomberg warns. Joe Romm Dr. Joe Romm is Founding Editor of Climate Progress, “the indispensable blog,” as NY Times columnist Tom Friedman describes it. Advanced batteries could “tip the oil market from growth to contraction earlier than anticipated,” concludes the credit rating agency Fitch in a new study. Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) has already told investors to expect the ‘big crash’ in oil 2028 — and as early as 2023. Fitch Ratings agency warns that if recent technology trends continue, we may…

Advanced Metals for the New Millennium
2015 May 30 By Editor 0 comment

The economic goldmine hidden deep in the Earth’s crust | TVO.org Ontario Innovators: The economic goldmine hidden deep in the Earth’s crust Q&A: Laurentian University’s Harold Gibson on a program looking for new ways to unearth valuable metals Published on Oct 17, 2016 Daniel Kitts Scouting for metals has advanced far beyond the days of old-fashioned prospecting, with companies now using sophisticated equipment and techniques to track down new mineral deposits. But according to Harold Gibson of Laurentian University’s new Metal Earth program — which just received $49 million in funding from the federal government — there’s a remarkable amount…