Tag: Peak Oil
The scientific community has long agreed that our dependence on fossil fuels inflicts massive damage on the environment and our health, while warming the globe in the process. But beyond the damage these fuels cause to us now, what will happen when the world’s supply of oil runs out? In a new video series from [...]
Media, public, governments unprepared for the End of the World (As We Know It) Source: Sweetnam, DOE, April 2009 The BP oil disaster reminds us once again of the many large costs of oil use not included in its price. But because conservatives have blocked or rolled back all serious efforts to move us off [...]
Warnings of a crash in oil production are no longer limited to a prescient few individuals – major British companies and oil CEOs are now sounding the alert In the years approaching the credit crunch, whistleblowers were limited to a few insightful economists and financial journalists. Now whistles are blowing again about another grave threat [...]
By Bob Williamson As has been highlighted in several articles such as, ‘Consumption in a finite world of resources. – How can we sustain a future that isn’t FINITE?’ ‘The Most IMPORTANT Video You’ll Ever See and The SCARIEST Facts You’ll Ever Read!’ ‘Undercover of Consumerism and Complacency, our democracy and self rule were usurped.’ [...]
Posted: February 18th, 2010 under Climate Change, Climate Politics, Foundation News, General, World News.
Tags: China, coal, finite resources, Peak Oil, resource depletion, World Oil Reserves
RIYADH (Reuters) – United Nations climate talks are a bigger threat to top oil exporter Saudi Arabia than increased oil supplies from rival producers, its lead climate negotiator said on Sunday. SAUDI ARABIA Saudi Arabia’s economy depends on oil exports so stands to be one of the biggest losers in any pact that curbs oil [...]
Posted: January 27th, 2010 under Climate Change, Climate Politics, General, Negotiations.
Tags: Climate Change, climate negotiations, global warming, oil, Oil Industry, Peak Oil, United Nations, World Oil Reserves
FATIH BIROL, the chief economist of the International Energy Agency (IEA), believes that if no big new discoveries are made, “the output of conventional oil will peak in 2020 if oil demand grows on a business-as-usual basis.” Coming from the band of geologists and former oil-industry hands who believe that the world is facing an [...]
Comment – Greenhouse Neutral Foundation: When you read this report, study the graph issued by the IEA only the dark blue section on “Current production” has any meaning. The rest has been boosted and is unreliable. Then look around your room, inside your car and anywhere else and note everything that is made from plastic, [...]
Oil and gas are essential to our global economic wellbeing. But are Solar energy, wind power and the other alternatives ready to lessen the burden oil and gas are currently shouldering. Lets take an unbiased look at each of the most likely alternate energy sources, focusing on both the advantages and disadvantages of each. As [...]
The world could start to run out of oil in the next ten years, sparking soaring energy prices and a rush for even more polluting fossil fuels, an influential new study by the UK Energy Research Council has warned. The exact date of “peak oil” – when the amount of oil being pumped out of [...]