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Peak Oil Review - Dec 22

A weekly review including: Oil and the Global Economy, The Middle East & North Africa, China, Russia/Ukraine, Quote of the Week, The Briefs.

Peak Oil Notes - Dec 18

Most observers are saying the pause in the rapid decline in oil prices is mostly techincial and that lower prices still are expected.

Peak Oil Review - Dec 15

A weekly review including Oil and the Global Economy, The Middle East & North Africa, China, Russia/Ukraine, Quote of the Week, The Briefs

Star Spangled Collapse

Greer’s new novel Twilight’s Last Gleaming is set about a decade in the future in a world much like today’s, but with more expensive oil and a more advanced rival for global supremacy — China.

Heinberg sees pain ahead for frackers   

Erin sits down with Richard Heinberg – senior fellow at the Post Carbon Institute – to discuss oil.

Peak Oil Notes - Oct 16

The price plunge which began in mid-June when New York oil futures trading around $105 a barrel continued this week with oil touching $80 on Wednesday before recovering to close at $81.78.

Beyond Treaties: A New Way of Framing Global Climate Action

As negotiators look to next year’s UN climate conference in Paris, there is increasing discussion of a new way forward that does not depend on sweeping international agreements. Some analysts are pointing to Plan B — recasting the climate issue as one of national self-interest rather …

Quite Possibly the Dumbest Thing the Mustache Ever Wrote

Over the weekend The New York Times published what could very well be the dumbest column Thomas Friedman has ever written.

Peak Oil Notes - Aug 7

Neither the intensifying “2nd Cold War” between Russia and the West nor the worsening chaos across the Middle East seems to be enough to encourage oil traders to build a risk premium into oil prices.

One Hundred Thirty Nine Square Miles of Sand, Part III: Denouement

Permaculture brings peace by achieving food sovereignty, decolonizing our food systems and supporting local producers. It restores the natural world that makes human life possible, even in the desert.

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