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oil shale

Peak oil is here and oil prices will keep rising, says physicist Michio Kaku

The consensus is that the world is at Hubbert’s Peak or within ten years of it, Kaku says

“It’s not the size of the tank which matters, but the size of the tap.”

Dr. Jean-Marie Bourdaire, former director of both the International Energy Agency and the World Energy Council

Global crude oil production will soon peak, DOE said in 2004

In a report pushing for development of oil shale—solid deposits of kerogen that can be cooked to produce oil—the Department of Energy says the peak of conventional crude oil is near


books I've read on failure & grace

The World Without Us
The Last Oil Shock: A Survival Guide to the Imminent Extinction of Petroleum Man
A Paradise Built in Hell: The Extraordinary Communities That Arise in Disaster
Hell and High Water: Global Warming--the Solution and the Politics--and What We Should Do
The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl
The Tipping Point
Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace... One School at a Time
The Upside of Down: Catastrophe, Creativity and the Renewal of Civilization
Out of Poverty: What Works When Traditional Approaches Fail
The Little Ice Age: How Climate Made History, 1300-1850
Confessions of an Eco-Sinner: Tracking Down the Sources of My Stuff
Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future
The Geography of Bliss: One Grump's Search for the Happiest Places in the World

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