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Update on US natural gas, coal, nuclear, and renewables

On August 6, I wrote a post called Making Sense of the US Oil Story, in which I looked at US oil. In this post, I would like to look at other sources of US energy. Of course, the energy … Continue reading

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A Few Insights Regarding Today’s Nuclear Situation

The issue of nuclear electricity is a complex one. In this post, I offer a few insights into the nuclear electric situation based on recent reports and statistical data. Nuclear Electric Production Is Already Declining According to BP’s Statistical Review … Continue reading

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The Growing Part of the World in Charts

Some parts of the world pretty much sailed through the 2008-2009 recession, while other parts of the world had huge problems. The part that sailed through the recession is what I call the “Growing Part of the World.” I thought … Continue reading

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Uranium supply update

Will uranium supply be adequate for planned nuclear electricity? This question has seen sharply differing views. The purpose of this post is to give an update, showing where we are now. The supply situation is recently looking better, partly because of an … Continue reading

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The Context of Hubbert’s Peak in World Oil Forecast

(Note: This is a post I wrote which is published in today’s ASPO-USA newsletter.) Recently when I was reading some of the papers M. King Hubbert wrote, one thing struck me was the context in which he made his forecast … Continue reading

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