Crude oil had created modern Syria, crude oil has destroyed it.
Articles: Resource Depletion (534)
The interest in the great oil crisis of the 1970s-1980s is not just a game for academic historians; it is something that has deeply affected the world's history and it is still affecting our perception of the factors affecting the supply of crude oil that, today, we need as much, and even more …
Whatever happened to “peak oil” – the assertion that the rate at which oil is extracted from the Earth is nearing a maximum or peak level?
Underlying so much of the economic and ecological turmoil unfolding before us is a slow collision between the operating practices of the resource-wasting, vertically-managed 20th century and the much more crowded, polluted, and dangerous ecological and economic conditions of the 21st century.
On August 5th, West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey banded together with 15 other state attorneys general to demand that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) suspend the implementation of new rules devised by the Obama administration to slow the pace of climate change.
We've drained our planet's stored energy, scientists say, with no rechargeable plug in sight.
An invitation for young people to participate in their future.
Chris Nelder on why peak oil isn't dead.
Complex structures, such as states and empires, are always prone to collapse and they usually give little or no previous warnings.
A Seneca shaped production curve would considerably reduce the amount of fossil carbon that can be burned in the future.