We are living through a slow motion global energy crisis - and only clean tech can save us

James S Murray
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BP's latest statistical report should be a wake-up call, that it is not suggests we are sleep-walking into a climate and energy disaster

Followers on Twitter will already be aware that I spent much of Tuesday angry and bemused at BP's latest annual Statistical Review of World Energy and the quite frankly terrifying data contained therein....

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