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We don’t like bad news, particularly when it has very long term implications. Individually and collectively we tend to slip into denial mode, focus on diversions, become numbed to the reality of the situation, cling to anyone willing to assure us it just ain’t so, that things are going to get better. You can’t live your life in crisis mode. continue reading…

I’m passing along some useful/informative Peak Oil-related articles of note which crossed my desk this past week… in case you missed them! continue reading…

If you read nothing else about peak oil in these next few days, this is the one: continue reading…

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An observation worth noting … and pondering, from Tam Hunt:

How do we get off oil and other fossil fuels? By working vigorously now to become more energy efficient, conserve more,  continue reading…

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An observation worth noting … and pondering, from Donald A. Brown:

US politicians frequently assert that it is an open question whether humans are causing the undeniable warming that the Earth is experiencing, thus exposing ignorance of dozens of lines of independent robust evidence of human causation  continue reading…

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We don’t like bad news, particularly when it has very long term implications. Individually and collectively we tend to slip into denial mode, focus on diversions, become numbed to the reality of the situation, cling to anyone willing to assure us it just ain’t so, that things are going to get better. You can’t live your life in crisis mode. continue reading…

If you read nothing else about peak oil in these next few days, this terrific overview is the one: continue reading…

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A recent spate of articles [with facts and everything!] discussing some of the problems encountered by the major oil companies all seem to be [more than just] hinting at some related issues. Might we be having a problem or two with maintaining levels of oil production? Shocking!

Many of the oil industry’s big players wrote down the value of their shale assets for second quarter — a move that indicates the continuing challenge of making many of the shale plays financially viable, according to Art Berman, a continue reading…

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An observation worth noting … and pondering, from Ellen Cantarow:

Now, a new generation of downwinders is getting sick as an emerging industry pushes the next wonder technology — in continue reading…

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We don’t like bad news, particularly when it has very long term implications. Individually and collectively we tend to slip into denial mode, focus on diversions, become numbed to the reality of the situation, cling to anyone willing to assure us it just ain’t so, that things are going to get better. You can’t live your life in crisis mode. continue reading…