In a video interview, author James Howard Kunstler talks about peak oil, the effect of Mexican drug gangs on America's oil supply, and the diminishing returns of new oil-extracting technologies.
Feb 6, 2011 MaxKeiser.com
Conventional oil supplies peaked at about 70 million barrels a day in 2006 according to the IEA, and will hold steady until 2035. However demand, primarily from China, will require an increase of 20% in oil to be filled by 'unconventional' supplies.
Nov 16, 2010 The New York Times - Environment - Green blog
Charles Maxwell, a former energy executive who is now an analyst at Weeden & Co., says "peak oil" will drive oil prices to US$300 a barrel over the next decade.
Nov 10, 2010 Financial Post
"When counties had lots of money, they paved a lot of the roads and tried to make life easier for the people who lived out here," said Stutsman County Highway Superintendent Mike Zimmerman, "Now, it's catching up to them."
Jul 31, 2010 Wall Street Journal
With the day-to-day news of oil gushing in the Gulf and BP's failure to cap it substantially, more Americans are thinking about what could happen if and when we run out of oil.
Jun 7, 2010 The New York Times - U.S.
I was reading Wendell Cox's recent attack on the Center for Neighborhood Technology's affordability calculations, and was struck by one thing he wrote:"transportation costs will be reduced in the future by the
far more fuel efficient vehicles being required by Washington."*
Apr 26, 2010 By
Surplus oil production capacity could go away in the next two years and shortages could get serious by 2015, says a new report from the U.S. Joint Forces.
Apr 16, 2010 AutoBlogGreen
Energy consultant Michael Lynch argues that there are upwards of 10 trillion barrels of oil out there, as opposed to the 2 trillion that peak oil proponents recognize.
Aug 26, 2009 New York Times
Peak oil will happen at least 10 years earlier than most governments are expecting, and an oil crunch will occur in the next 5 years, says Dr Fatih Birol, chief economist at the International Energy Agency.
Aug 4, 2009 The Independent (UK)
A paper published earlier this year by a team of professors argues that cities need to learn to become more resilient as resources become more scarce.
Jul 14, 2009 ASLA's The Dirt blog