Item of General Interest
July 11. I recently received word that an article that I am a co-author on was accepted by the academic journal "Energy." The name of the article is "An Oil Production Forecast for China Considering Economic Limits." The article talks about the possibility that oil prices may not rise endlessly, and evaluates three future price scenarios. Under the "low" scenario, which is the under $50 per barrel scenario, oil production in China has already peaked.
Monthly Archives: November 2010
This is a guest post by Dr. Gary Peters, author of the textbook Population Geography. Speaking in Abu Dhabi on November 23, 2010, FAO Director-General Jacques Diouf stated, “The key to long-term food security lies in boosting investment in agriculture, … Continue reading
In 2008, I said that an energy shortfall was likely to make it more difficult to pay back debt and to fund government promises, such as Social Security. Now there has been a big step down in US oil consumption: … Continue reading