Right-wing pundits, Jeremy Leggett, Bill Clinton, and peak oil
Straight, 25 April 2008
For years, right-wing journalists have been dismissing peak-oil theory as a bunch of hogwash. The Economist magazine's environment and energy correspondent Vijay Vaitheeswaran poked fun at a group of petroleum geologists that he dubbed the "Depletion Doomsday Gang" in his 2003 book Power to the People. It prophesized an energy-rich future that would transform the world.