Summary: A common rebuttal to "peak oil" is to show that we are not running out of oil. While true and comforting, this is irrelevant and can blind us to the serious danger of declining oil production. Things will certainly work out in the long run, but that will not offset pain during our lives … Continue reading An effective rebuttal to warnings about Peak Oil?
To learn more about Peak Oil, I strongly recommend reading the work of Robert Hirsch. Here is a brief biography. These articles are clear, insightful, and well-supported. "The Energy Plateau", Public Utilities Reports (1 May 1996) Electric Power from Renewable Energy: Practical Realities for Policy-Makers (a slide presentation based on his December 2002 article in the … Continue reading Links to articles and presentations of some A-team energy experts