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There may never be a ‘shock moment’ of peak oil’s arrival; instead, peak oil may continue to play out as a gradual, unplanned transition to a new set of energy and consumption patterns that are less oil dependent, giving rise to social, economic, and ecological impacts that no one can predict with any certainty. [1]  continue reading…

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Richard Heinberg and Chris Martenson, two of the most respected and thoughtful advocates publicly urging greater awareness of peak oil, recently teamed up for a broad and informative discussion about energy supply. [Unless otherwise noted all quotes here are taken from their conversation.] continue reading…

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An observation worth noting … and pondering, from David Hughes: continue reading…

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An observation worth noting … and pondering, from the 2012 reportThe New American Oil Boom,” issued by the Energy Security Leadership Council (a project of Securing America’s Energy Future). 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…

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…

If you read nothing else about peak oil in these next few days, Michael T. Klare’s article on the energy supply challenges we’ll be facing is the one: 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…

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…