It has been a big news week for peak oil, thanks to Richard Branson. His call to governments to pepare for the coming oil crunch was covered in both the Guardian and the Wall Street Journal.
Please read the articles at the links below
One of the first daunting tasks in talking to people about peak oil, is merely convincing them that oil is a finite resource that will run out. And if that isn’t hard enough, even once the idea is accepted, the task of changing our behaviours to adapt to this reality seems positively Sisyphean.
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PCT members are probably aware of the series of articles which appeared in The Guardian in November 2009. In case anyone missed the stories, a whistleblower from the International Energy Agency (IEA) informed The Guardian that, under pressure from the United States, the summary reports being issued by the IEA had been systematically skewed to [...]
After the Guardian reported on a whistleblower’s claim that the IEA was over-estimating the world’s oil reserves (see http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2009/nov/09/peak-oil-international-energy-agency), Post Carbon Toronto issued the following press release.
Oil Supplies Uncertain
Post Carbon Toronto Echos National Farmers Union’s Call for an Inquiry into Fossil Fuel Supply
Toronto, ON –– November 18, 2009 ––
An unusual situation at the International Energy [...]