Nafeez Ahmed is an award-winning systems theorist, multimedia journalist (VICE, Guardian) and communications strategist for over 20 years. He is a former Strategy Director at Unitas Communications Ltd where he led campaigns for the UN, Friends of the Earth, the TENT Foundation for Refugees, Said Foundation, Dechert LLP, among others. He is a Research Fellow at the Schumacher Institute for Sustainable Systems, a Commissioner for the Club of Rome’s Transformational Economics Commission, and an advisor to the Global Citizens Assembly for COP26. He is the author of seven books, including A User’s Guide to the Crisis of Civilization: And How to Save it, the first peer-reviewed study of the interconnections between climate, food, energy, the economy, terror, war, and state-militarisation. His film, The Crisis of Civilization, has had over three quarters of a million views online. Nafeez has a PhD in International Relations from the University of Sussex School of Global Studies.
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Germany can shift its entire electricity system onto solar, wind and batteries by 2030 for less than 1% of its GDP. And the country’s entire energy system can go 100% clean energy by 2035 for less than what it spends on fossil fuels. In 10-15 years, Germany can change everything, …Read More
Conventional analysts are looking at the Russian invasion of Ukraine through the lens of military strategy and geopolitical rivalry. But the invasion and its geopolitical consequences can only be properly understood in the context of wider transformations in the global economy, driven by disruptions unfolding across every major sector, namely, …Read More
The JP Morgan Asset and Wealth Management Annual Energy Paper is one of the most influential publications among global investment and business leaders in the energy sector. But JP Morgan Chase’s 2021 Annual Energy Paper is a deeply flawed piece of work that promotes some serious misinformation about the …Read More
It’s often thought that clean energy represents a transition from cheap, abundant fossil fuels to expensive, scarce renewables. In this analysis, we will explore how this fear has it exactly backwards: in reality, the clean energy disruption will usher in a fundamental transformation in the way we produce energy, one …Read More
It’s often believed that the clean energy disruption could be fundamentally constrained by resource scarcity in the form of insurmountable raw materials and mineral bottlenecks. Increasingly, some argue that it entails a net decrease in the energy available to societies, and therefore warn of an unavoidable decline in material prosperity …Read More