Item of General Interest
January 26. A reader of Our Finite World, Timothy Dicks, has made audio transcriptions of some of my recent posts. They are available as You Tube videos, with the images, and also as podcast recordings without images. See my Presentations/ Podcasts sheet.
Tag Archives: energy supply
Republicans, Democrats, and environmentalists all have favorite energy myths. Even Peak Oil believers have favorite energy myths. The following are a few common mis-beliefs, coming from a variety of energy perspectives. I will start with a recent myth, and then … Continue reading
Quiz: What will cause world oil supply to fall? Too little oil in the ground Oil prices are too low for oil producers Oil prices are too high for oil consumers leading to recession, debt defaults, and ultimately a cut … Continue reading
The tie between energy supply, population, and the economy goes back to the hunter-gatherer period. Hunter-gatherers managed to multiply their population at least 4-fold, and perhaps by as much as 25-fold, by using energy techniques which allowed them to expand … Continue reading