26 Jun '15, 7pm

#peakoil Why are the government’s energy forecasts so bad?: In 2009, the federal government’s Energy Informati...

As Yogi Berra recognized, predictions are hard, especially about the future. But the EIA isn’t just some random pundit. Its Annual Energy Outlook, the nation’s most comprehensive analysis of energy data, has tremendous influence in Washington and state capitals, providing the numbers that shape policies like Obama’s Clean Power Plan to regulate carbon emissions at power plants. So it really matters that, as the new clean-energy report pointed out, the agency’s “projections bear little resemblance to market realities.” The EIA’s annual visions of the future haven’t just been wrong; they’ve been reliably and obviously wrong, to the extent that I was snarking about them on Twitter during last year’s EIA conference:

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