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    http://www.theecologist.org/News/new..._peak_oil.html
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    'What, is peak oil dead? -- Then show me the body! (of statistical
    evidence)', Paul Mobbs, Mobbs' Environmental Investigations, May 2015

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    So - all the fossil fuels are coming out of the ground aren't they? Is there any other course of events because I can't see it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by griftert View Post
    So - all the fossil fuels are coming out of the ground aren't they? Is there any other course of events because I can't see it.
    Yes, solar is approaching parity with fossol fuels and will soon become cheaper.
    Driverless vehicles = electric vehicles
    Thorium cycle nuclear energy.
    "Fusion in 30 years"
    Pandemic or war kill 65% of the world's population, reducing demand.

    It'll be fine.

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    Quote Originally Posted by HMGovt View Post
    Yes, solar is approaching parity with fossol fuels and will soon become cheaper.
    Driverless vehicles = electric vehicles
    Thorium cycle nuclear energy.
    "Fusion in 30 years"
    Pandemic or war kill 65% of the world's population, reducing demand.

    It'll be fine.
    I can't tell the tone of this post.

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    It's standard hmg technological optimism and social pessimism. I think it's basically earnest despite glib tone

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    'Technology will save the day' is the standard response to these concerns. Isn't the obvious conclusion to take from all this is that technology was a huge part of the problem all along? And that we need less technology, not more?

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    We need better, and less, technology, is my hunch.
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    A wonderful.passionate post, a tale of hope and daring,
    https://labofii.wordpress.com
    it feels sometimes about as unreal to me as narnia, and that just makes it all the more awesome

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    Third runway for Heathrow approved: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-37760187
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