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Understanding peak oil theory, 2007 U.S. House hearing

House 109-41. December 7, 2005. Understanding the Peak Oil theory. U.S. House of Representatives. [What follows are excerpts from the 95 page transcript of this hearing, the only one about peak oil and the possibility that peak production may happen … Continue reading

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The U.S. Military on Peak Oil and Climate Change

CNA. May 2009. Powering America’s Defense: Energy and the Risks to National Security. Center for Naval Analyses. 74 pages. [ Excerpts from this document follow ] The destabilizing nature of increasingly scarce energy resources, the impacts of rising energy demand, … Continue reading

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When Trucks Stop Running, So Does Civilization. Energy and the Future of Transportation.

When Trucks Stop Running, So Does Civilization. Energy and the Future of Transportation. January 16, 2016   by Alice Friedemann    www.energyskeptic.com Also see: When Trucks Stop Running: Table of Contents, Preface, References Virtually everything in our homes, everything in our stores, … Continue reading

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When Trucks Stop Running: Table of Contents, Preface, References

Alice Friedemann.  2016. When Trucks Stop Running: Energy and the Future of Civilization. Springer. Available in print and eBook at Springer, Amazon, and Barnes & Noble. Table of Contents 1 When Trucks Stop Running, America Stops 2 Shipping Makes the … Continue reading

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Former President Bill Clinton on Peak Oil, Peak Soil, and other depleting resources

Former President Bill Clinton. May 4, 2007. The Looming Crisis; Can We Act in Time? Harvard Kennedy School. Excerpts from Keynote Address by Former President William Jefferson Clinton Kennedy School Spring Conference – Cambridge, MA I think it is highly … Continue reading

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The one and only U.S. House of Representatives hearing on Peak Oil

December 7, 2005. Understanding the Peak Oil theory. U.S. House of Representatives hearing. Serial No. 109-41. 95 pages [ Enjoy this hearing with scientific experts warning that we will reach peak oil soon (or may have already) because from now … Continue reading

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Kunstler column on the denial of Limits to Growth in the New York Times

James Howard Kunstler. June 1, 2015. Twenty-Three Geniuses. http://kunstler.com/clusterfuck-nation/twenty-three-geniuses/ If there is a Pulitzer Booby Prize for stupidity, waste no time in awarding it to The New York Times’ Monday feature, The Unrealized Horrors of Population Explosion. The “newspaper of … Continue reading

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James Howard Kunstler “True Believers”

James Howard Kunstler. August 17, 2005. True Believers. kunstler.com/writings/clusterfuck-nation/ There is a special species of idiot at large in the financial media space who believe absolutely in the desperate and tragic public relations bullshit that this society churns out to … Continue reading

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Geopolitics of Oil. United States Senate Hearing 110-6

Senate 110-6. January 10, 2007. Geopolitics of Oil. United States Senate Hearing. 90 pages. Excerpts: Senator Jeff Bingaman (New Mexico). The idea of this hearing is to try to look at the big picture, to begin the year with an … Continue reading

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James Howard Kunstler posts

[ As I re-read Kunstler posts I will add more excerpts and/or links.  I encourage you to read these brilliant posts in their entirety at http://kunstler.com/clusterfuck-nation/ for their wonderful humor, language, and the full logical chain of discourse, which excerpts … Continue reading

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