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Articles: peak oil (127)
Improbably, the global economy has returned to growth over the past four years despite the ravages of a deflationary debt collapse, a punishing oil shock, ongoing constraint from debt and deleveraging, and stagnant global wages.
A weekly review including: Oil and the Global Economy, Middle East and North Africa, China reforms, World Energy Outlook, The Briefs
There are many zigs and zags, twists and turns, and unintended consequences along the path to higher priced and scarce oil.
•Light tight oil does not diminish the importance of Middle East supply, IEA says in latest World Energy Outlook •IEA warns of future oil supply crunch •Oil crumps: Libya, Iraq ‘pay the price for chaotic Western intervention’ •North Dakota's Salty Fracked Wells …
What will happen when an unsustainable system attempts to keep running as if the resources necessary for its continuation still existed?
No matter who’s right in the peak oil debates, there has always been easily enough oil and gas, combined with coal, to wreck the climate and bring down civilisation.
While in the US recently Richard and I pulled up a chair under a tree in his garden and chatted about his book The Party's Over.
This year marks the tenth anniversary of the publication of my book The Party’s Over: Oil, War and the Fate of Industrial Societies, which has seen two editions and many printings, translations into eight languages
The two major threats to the continued viability of the fossil fuel industries (in our current economy) are decreased public demand for their products and a decreased ability to supply them.