Category Archives: Life Before Oil

The energyskeptic website makes the case that fossils are finite and can’t be replaced by renewable fuels. Therefore we are going back to the times before coal and similar lifestyles. A lot of “what to do” ought to be about the social system, do we really want to go back to Lords and peasants?

From wood to fossil fueled civilizations — the greatest tragedy mankind will ever know

[ These are my notes from this book about how we went from an organic sustainable economy to a temporary fossil-fueled one.  It’s one of the few books I’ve found that explains what life was like before fossil fuels in … Continue reading

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