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Professor John Barry tipped us off to this report published by Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO:

Our Future World: An analysis of global trends, shocks and scenarios

The report includes an interesting chart [Figure 2. Risks identified, and rated, by the World Economic Forum (Source: WEF, 2009)] of risks identified by WEF with Likelihood plotted against Severity (in US$)…

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Fine Gael’s frontbench spokesperson for energy, Deputy Simon Coveney, had his Private Members motion to improve Ireland’s energy security voted down by government recently [16 April 2010].

The motion, see below, calls for a sweeping range of measures to improve the islands energy security, including an increase in our strategic reserves on the island and to “devise an emergency strategy for the allocation of energy resources in the event of a serious disruption of oil or gas supplies.”

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Open letter to the newly renamed Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland on the launch of their 5 year Strategic Plan which completely fails to mention Energy Security or Peak Oil.

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