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A Glass Ceiling on Economic Recovery: Peak Oil in 2014-2015

As per the contention of Peak Oil proponents, the economics of oil supply and demand will act as “a glass ceiling” to economic recovery, hastening demand for alternative energy sources sooner than many expect, according to a new study released by the New Economics Foundation (NEF). “Sustained high oil prices and price spikes will have […]Read More

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Energy Subsidies: Oil versus Renewables

In a world that must reduce its dependency on fossil fuels, replacing oil subsidies with renewable energy subsidies makes sense. Although this is undeniably difficult, it would produce both environmental and economic benefits. Putting an end to oil subsidies would free public money that could be used to promote clean energy and make renewables more competitive. Although renewable energy […]Read More

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Peak Oil from How to Boil a Frog

What is peak oil and what does it mean for the future of our society? These videos from filmmaker How to Boil a Frog takes a look at the reality of our almost complete dependence on petroleum and fossil fuels in almost all aspects of modern civilization. The following videos provide an introductory look at […]Read More

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Shell Oil Releases Signals and Signposts Report – Is Shell

Sounding the Peak Oil alarm “Alarmist” is a moniker often used in the climate crank community for those concerned about fossil fuel use and climate change. Whether deserved or not, it is interesting to consider the role and alarm plays. Typically an alarm is a means of focusing attention on an imminent or impending danger […]Read More

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The Sticky Truth about Oil Spills and Tar Sands

The Weekly Mulch from the Media Consortium by Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium Blogger (reposted with permission) The National Oil Spill Commission released its report on last year’s BP oil spill this week. The report laid out the blame for the spill, tagging each of the three companies working on the Deepwater Horizon at the time, […]Read More

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Deepwater Horizon: What Peak Oil Looks Like and The Future

As focus rightly remains on mitigating environmental and economic destruction in the wake of the Deepwater Horizon tragedy, the next challenge is how, or if,  continued  expansion of offshore drilling should proceed. Particularly in deep water drilling projects like BP’s failed well in the Gulf of Mexico. The first step then is how long and […]Read More