Category Archives: peakoil

How Stuff Gets From Here to There

First, if you haven’t seen the excellent The Story of Stuff, go check it out. I noticed an AP article about transportation safety and, with peak oil on my mind, found this quote pretty fascinating. “Do you enjoy your clothing … Continue reading

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The Hirsch Report and “Social Costs”

Risk management is prominent in the peak oil Hirsch Report of 2005, but what I found interesting were two quotes about how far the expected impact goes. …if peaking is imminent, failure to quickly initiate mitigation will impose large near … Continue reading

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Peak Oil and Personal Risk

Ken Cenna compares US energy policy and public opinion to the five stages of grief. We’re in denial, Ken argues, and the rest of the steps will follow. I tend to agree with him and the host of other peak-oil … Continue reading

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