Tag Archives: energy crisis

Strident and scary rant about the food system

First we had the energy crisis, which contributed to the present economic collapse. The next shoe to drop could very well be a food supply crisis. At any given time, there are maybe 3 or 4 days of food in … Continue reading

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Politicians are conspiring to drive me crazy.

Moan.  It’s election year.  And clearly the politicians are conspiring to drive me crazy.  It’s gotten to the point where if the headline says something about oil or gas or energy policy, I skip the article. Sure, we call election … Continue reading

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The Oklahoman asks, “Are we ready for the next energy crisis?”

Today’s (Tuesday) business section of the Daily Oklahoman has a long article by Adam Wilmouth asking the question: Are we ready for the next energy crisis. From the answers quoted by various leaders of business, industry, and government, the answer is … Continue reading

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Bad news from Saudi Arabia

This news from Saudi Arabia is not good news for those who think that “peak oil” is just the latest doomer cult.  According to the story linked below, Saudi Arabian oil fields are presently depleting at a rate of 8%/year.  … Continue reading

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Bad News from the Daily Oklahoman (for energy optimists, that is)

The Daily Oklahoman has very bad news today for all those who think we can produce our way out of our energy problems –  although I am pretty confident that they don’t quite realize the import of their editorial. Anyway, their … Continue reading

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More background data on energy

Here is a link to power point presentations by Houston oil banker Matthew Simmons about the growing energy crisis:  http://www.simmonsco-intl.com/research.aspx?Type=msspeeches Simmons is a conservative Republican who has been warning about the looming energy problem for several years.  Note the predictions … Continue reading

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