Produce too little energy over the next 35 years, says the International Energy Agency in this article from the Guardian Weekly, and there will be price hikes and a financial crash; produce too much and the increased rate of global warming will also result in economic disaster. The rest of the article leaves you with the feeling that we have just gone too far, that nothing will or can be done to reverse the environmental catastrophe we seem to be heading towards. To what extent will the chemical industry be blamed for this disaster?
The Chemical Industry Blame Game
FREE TRIAL TO ICIS NEWS
LATEST CHEMICAL INDUSTRY NEWS
This blog looks at Asian and global commodity chemicals and polymer pricing trends, supply and demand and macroeconomics.
12th Five-Year-Plan Boom Gloom and the New Normal China China economy China environment China exports China inflation China petrochemicals China plastics industry China real estate cracker Dalian Commodity Exchange demographics Dow Chemical ethane European economy European petrochemicals Eurozone eurozone debt crisis Eurozone economy India Indian economy LyondellBasell Middle East petrochemicals New Normal oil prices one-child policy OPEC petrochemicals polyester polyethylene polyolefins polypropylene PP PTA SABIC Saudi Arabia shale gas Sinopec South Korea the Fed US US economy US petrochemicals US shale gas