This staggering figure is the cumulative revenue of crude oil between 1920 and 2006 ... and in constant dollars 2004 of course. The 5500 Billion Dollars of the cost of warming the Stern report or the "sustainable" oil tanker investments seem ridiculous in comparison ... Read the abstract.Read the full article: sources and method.
How much did the oil yield? Here is the accumulation of crude oil revenues between 1920 and 2006? It is the curve of cumulative oil gains before tax in constant 2004 dollars. Some analyzes: The incomes of oil tankers are in constant progression: it is linked to the increase in demand Oil brought in close to […]
What is the real price or cost of oil? How have prices evolved over the past decades? How much does the oil bring to those who sell it? Has energy ever been more expensive? How much is the energy compared to purchasing power? In this article and the following ones, we will try to answer these different […]
How many reactors and nuclear power plants are there in France? For what total power? And in the world? In 2005, there were 58 nuclear reactors in operation in France for 19 power plants. This represents a total power of 63 GW. The average electrical power per reactor is therefore 1086 MW and 3316 MW […]
Method of determining the price of firewood in Switzerland. This method shows that the alignment of the price of energy wood is made, in part, compared to the prices of fossil fuels. Download the file (a subscription to the Newsletter may be required): Method of calculating indexation of the price of wood energy of heating
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The show that upset the 13 December 2006 in Belgium by declaring, in the form of a documentary fiction, the independence of Flanders and the flight of the royal family during the program "Question à la Une". This show raises the question of the power of the media and the split of Belgium of course! Learn more [...]
Last night, a show broadcast in pseudo-live on the RTBF1 (the equivalent of France Television for Belgium) has created shock in Belgium. This program has "simulated" in a very realistic way, the independence of Flanders. Flanders is the Dutch-speaking part of Belgium and has more than 50% of the inhabitants of Belgium. [...]
To know everything about E85 fuel: characteristics and physicochemical properties, processes of obtaining, macroeconomic aspects ... Document in english in .pdf of 71 pages. Download the file (a subscription to the Newsletter may be required): E85: biofuels for transport, properties and transformations
Executive summary of the US Department of Energy (DoD) on the handling, storage and distribution of E-85. English document in .pdf of 31 pages. Download the file (a subscription to the Newsletter may be required): E85: handling, storage and distribution of bioethanol E-85
In 2003, more than 15 billion plastic bags have been distributed in France. Recurrently, in the name of environmental protection, it is proposed to reduce the number of bags distributed or even to remove the use. The results of some experiments are encouraging: thus, in Ireland, the use of cash bags has [...]
Life cycle analysis of plastic crates, paper and biodegradable material. Download the file (a subscription to the Newsletter may be required): EcoBilan: environmental impact assessment of Carrefour plastic crate bags
Until December 19 included and for any order above 30 € (excluding port), the econological shop offers a scented Marseille soap with olive oil worth 2,95 €. Learn more
British company Stormblade Turbine is developing a new type of wind turbine that is expected to be more efficient, less noisy and less maintenance-intensive than the standard three-bladed formula. One of the biggest problems with today's wind turbines is when the speed of the turbines wind is greater than 27 m / s (97 km / h): the rotor must [...]
In France, buildings consume approximately 46% of total energy and produce 25% of greenhouse gases (GHG). They therefore represent significant potential energy savings and key elements in 4's division of GHG emissions to be achieved by 2050. The 28 September 2006, in Paris, the CSTB organized, [...]