One reason the arrival of peak oil might catch the world by surprise is the repeated false predictions by peak oil experts. Confident predictions, often contemptuous of mainstream experts. The quality of their work is often shoddy, their admissions of error are rare. Repeatedly crying wolf is the opposite of alerting people to a danger. … Continue reading If humanity is unprepared for Peak Oil, here are some of the guilty people
Forecasts of oil production are converging as better data and analysis eliminate many possible scenarios -- including the apocalyptic ones so beloved by doomsters. The experts in this group look for an imminent (starting somewhere in the next few years) peak in liquid fuels (petroleum & biofuels) production, followed by either a long plateau or a slow decline. These five … Continue reading Good news about Global Oil Production!