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2013: Beginning of Long-Term Recession?

We have been hearing a lot about escaping the fiscal cliff, but our problem isn’t solved. The fixes to date have been partial and temporary. There are many painful decisions ahead. Based on what I can see, the most likely … Continue reading

Posted in Financial Implications, Food issues, Planning for the Future | Tagged debt default, economic growth, electricity demand, Food prices, forecast for 2013, government spending, high oil prices, oil exporter, oil importer, oil prices, oil shale, Peter Turchin, recession, renewable energy, Secular Cycles, Social Security, tight oil | 158 Comments

Is This a False Alarm?

This is Chapter 2 of a booklet I am writing with assistance from folks at TheOilDrum.com. Chapter 2: Is This a False Alarm? As we look at the answers to these questions, we will see that the production decline discussed … Continue reading

Posted in Oil and Its Future | Tagged oil, oil sands, oil shale, peak oil | 4 Comments