Item of General Interest
Nov. 5. I added a new 40 minute audio interview with Jim Kunstler to my Presentations/Podcasts page. The general topic is my views on Energy and the Economy.
I have also added the two new presentations that I have recently written up as posts to that page as well. These are Our Electricity Problem: Getting the Diagnosis Correct and Oops! The economy depends on an energy-related debt bubble.
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Aired on Our Finite World and the Doomstead Diner on April 29, 2015 Also available as a downloadable mp3: As regular readers of Our Finite World and the Doomstead Diner know, Gail recently took a month long trip to China, where she was … Continue reading →
The world is in a dangerous place now. A large share of oil sellers need the revenue from oil sales. They have to continue producing, regardless of how low oil prices go unless they are stopped by bankruptcy, revolution, or … Continue reading →
Recently, the IEA published a “Special Report” called World Energy Investment Outlook. Lets’s start with things I agree with: 1. World needs $48 trillion in investment to meet its energy needs to 2035. This is certainly true, if we assume, as … Continue reading →
What is behind the Russia/Ukraine problem? It seems to me that what we are seeing is Russia’s attempt to fix a two-part problem: Some oil and gas exporters, including Russia, are not receiving enough oil and gas revenue to meet … Continue reading →
Credit Problems are a Very Current Issue In the past several years, the engine of world’s growth has been China. China’s growth has been fueled by debt. China now seems to be running into difficulties with its industrial growth, and … Continue reading →