Category Archives: Oil Shock

Making the Greek tragedy look like a storm in a teacup!


This article is a Peak Oil article in all but name (in my humble opinion, of course!) And where has it been posted? On the comment section of The Daily Telegraph, sometimes known as ‘The Daily Tory-graph’. (Actually, this paper … Continue reading

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To Peak or not to Peak…?


I note from my usual stream of articles that some have been triumphantly declaring that Peak Oil is dead. For instance, this one cites Citigroup in the US, who have compiled a report stating that the shale oil and fracking … Continue reading

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A ‘Peak Oil’ for Europe


Here’s an interesting little stat from the Euro Crisis. There have been a lot of articles about recently questioning the validity of Peak Oil. Daniel Yergin, Tar Sands, ‘Fracking’, so-called ‘new discoveries’ etc. Makes you wonder if the theory is … Continue reading

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A very balanced article on the Daniel Yergin/Peak Oil debate


http://knowledgeproblem.com/2011/09/23/don%e2%80%99t-peak-on-ill-considered-peak-oil-debates/. Check out the above link to an article by Micheal Giberson entitled ‘Don’t Peak: On ill-considered peak oil debates. A very balanced and scholarly approach to the recent Daniel Yergin/Peak Oil debate.

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A response to Daniel Yergin…


You may recall the recent post mentioning Daniel Yergin‘s critique of Peak Oil (Pulitzer-prize winning historian.) This is the response from ‘The Oil Drum‘ blog featured on the sidebar of this blog. The arguments in this article are balanced and fair. … Continue reading

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Who gives a stuff about Climate Change any more??!


This is a very sobering article, published in the FT magazine this weekend. The writer’s premise is simple: who really gives a XXXX about climate change anymore? This really is a good question because – as Simon Kuper points out … Continue reading

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MUST READ ARTICLE – SUMS IT ALL UP!!


I was hoping to have posted the link to this article yesterday, but unfortunately there seemed to be a problem with WordPress. Nevermind, its worth the wait! Why? Because this is an article that must be read in my opinion. … Continue reading

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Article Recommendation: Interview with John Michael Greer


An short and interesting article with author John Micheal Greer, writer of ‘The Wealth of Nature‘. Greer is prolific writer on the subject of Peak Oil. However, his main focus has been on that particular strange breed of academics called … Continue reading

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Dinas Emrys – I feel very flattered!


I have great cause to feel flattered today. Why? I was checking through my YouTube account and decided to look on the stats for some of my past videos to see how they have performed. I was rather thrilled to … Continue reading

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Article Recommendation: The scourge of Peak Oil


A quick article recommendation here. This article is on Al-Jazeera and is one of the best summaries of the Peak Oil issue to date. Well worth checking out – please don’t lose any sleep!: The scourge of ‘peak oil’ – … Continue reading

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