It is a well known tenet of people working in system dynamics that there exist plenty of cases of solutions worsening the problem.
Articles: peak oil (234)
More than an agricultural technology, permaculture is a vision of the societies of tomorrow, ours, which will be confronted with the evolution of energy and climate systems.
However much or little they loved their children compared to today, parents in agrarian America greatly valued their kids economically
Among the many radical changes that have transformed society since the birth of industrialism, perhaps none have had as great an impact as the revolution in health.
How will agriculture have to change if we are going to successfully navigate past Peak Oil and address climate change?
We are not running out of oil, we are running out of the financial resources needed to extract it. During the past years, the oil industry has spent enormous amounts of money to make an immense effort in developing new resources.
Diminishing returns from oil limits are already beginning to hit, but the impacts and the expected shape of the down slope are quite different from those forecast by most Peak Oilers.
The estimate of three years of easily affordable driving depends primarily on how long the current fracking boom, which is holding down the global oil price, can be sustained.
Russell Gold's Wall Street Journal article "Why Peak-Oil Predictions Haven't Come True" hit the web yesterday.
Those 24 Gboe (oil and gas) hotly debated during the independence campaign appear to be largely exagerated because half of that includes additional and yet-to-find resources the development of which is uncertain.