There’s been the expected, unfortunate, and misleading flurry of commentary about the demise of the peak oil “theory” [just like the “theory” of gravity, but I digress], from the usual assortment of industry shills and writers who prefer not bogging themselves down with facts.

As usual, Chris Nelder offered some terrific commentary—with facts and everything!—to slow down that bus of pie-eyed enthusiasm about our vastly massive, technology-driven, human ingenuity-attributed, never-ending supply of yadda, yadda, yadda.

If you read nothing else about peak oil in these next few days, Chris’ article is the one:

http://www.smartplanet.com/blog/take/peak-oil-isnt-dead-it-just-smells-that-way/963;

Peak oil isn’t dead; it just smells that way

by Chris Nelder – 07.24.13

 

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