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Fossil Fuels: Are we on the Edge of the Seneca Cliff?

It is a well known tenet of people working in system dynamics that there exist plenty of cases of solutions worsening the problem.

Permaculture, a Vision of the Post-Oil World

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.

American kids in the Age of Oil: ‘Economically worthless but emotionally priceless’

However much or little they loved their children compared to today, parents in agrarian America greatly valued their kids economically

On Public Health and Energy

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.

Inspiring New Film, “Voices of Transition,” on the Agriculture That We Need

How will agriculture have to change if we are going to successfully navigate past Peak Oil and address climate change?

Peak oil is here: the view from Barbastro

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.

WSJ Gets it Wrong on “Why Peak Oil Predictions Haven’t Come True”

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.

America: You’ve got three more years to drive normally! - Part 2

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.

In Search of Oil Realism

Russell Gold's Wall Street Journal article "Why Peak-Oil Predictions Haven't Come True" hit the web yesterday. 

Scots lost out in UK oil and gas endgame

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.

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