The Institute for Sensible Transport paper ’Oil Vulnerability in Melbourne’ was presented at this year’s Australian Transport Research Forum and nominated for the best paper award. The paper showed some dramatic differences in transport and income patterns across Melbourne’s local government areas, wit
Washington Post, 17 December 2010
IN SUSQUES, ARGENTINA It's the lightest of all metals, skitters wildly on water and can unexpectedly explode. To mine it commercially requires an elaborate process involving drilling, evaporation tanks and chemical processing.
New York Times, 18 December 2010
As I was saying, the thing I love most about America is that there’s always somebody here who doesn’t get the word — and they go out and do the right thing or invent the new thing, no matter what’s going on politically or economically. And what could save America’s energy future — at a time when a fraudulent, anti-science campaign funded largely by Big Oil and Big Coal has blocked Congress from passing any clea
CounterCurrents, 17 December 2010
And indeed the evolution of oil production seems to verify these sentiments, as technology now exists to exploit oil from tar sand resources or to convert coal and gas to various oil derivatives. Considering that all of these resources can produce oil, and that there are decades (according to the WEO) of these resources remaining, does peak conventional oil even matter?
In short, yes.