Over the next few years we will be entering into a period where we will have produced half of all the oil existing in the world. Yet demand for oil has never been higher. [...]
This week's newsletter focusses on the effects of the uprising in Libya on the global oil market.
This week's summary includes articles on the melting Arctic permafrost, the rapid global increase in the use of solar panels and the importance of controlling emissions of greenhouse gases other than carbon dioxide.
According to Teagasc, direct payments accounted for 143 per cent of farm incomes. This means that the average farm in Ireland is run at an operating loss. Yet there is a huge opportunity there. Unfortunately, agriculture is dominated by subsidies,…