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Deflationary Collapse Ahead?

Both the stock market and oil prices have been plunging. Is this “just another cycle,” or is it something much worse? I think it is something much worse.

Peak Oil Notes - Aug 27

A midweek update. Oil prices fell sharply on Monday in response to another sell off in China’s stock markets, trading for a while below $38 a barrel in New York; rebounded on Tuesday; and …

The King is Dead!

On August 5th, West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey banded together with 15 other state attorneys general to demand that the Environmental …

My Chicken of an EV

A little over two years ago, my wife and I entered a new phase of life in two respects: we got three chickens, and we got a plug-in hybrid vehicle.

In Clash of Greens, a Case for Large-Scale Solar Projects

Weaning the U.S. economy off fossil fuels will involve the wide deployment of utility-scale solar power. But for that to happen, the environmental community …

Picturing the End of Fossil Fuels

"It’s all of us, the little guys, against the immense, concentrated wealth and power of the biggest companies on earth."

Why the $20 Oil Predictions are Wrong

As the price of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) retests the $40 per barrel (bbl) mark, some pundits are again calling for WTI to fall to $15 or $20/bbl.

Peak Oil Review - Aug 24

The great oil price slide of 2014-15 is taking on epic proportions.

Resilience Roundup - Aug 21

A global oil glut has tanked prices and cut profits—so why won’t Shell give up on the north? | E.P.A. Announces New Rules to Cut Methane …

Fracking Arrives in the UK

Fracking has finally arrived in the UK, eight years on from Cuadrilla’s approved licence for shale gas exploration in Lancashire.

The Peak Oil Crisis: A $4 Trillion Hole

If prices stay low for the next three years, the global oil industry and the countries it finances will be out $4.4 trillion in revenues.
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