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The End of Growth

The End of Growth | peak oil | Scoop.it
Economist Jeff Rubin and environmentalist David Suzuki might seem an unlikely pairing. But they've been touring Canada together, talking about the natural limits to growth from their very different perspectives.
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Vehicle Fuel Economy Has Biggest U.S. Gain Since 1975

Vehicle Fuel Economy Has Biggest U.S. Gain Since 1975 | peak oil | Scoop.it
Fuel economy of vehicles sold in the U.S. last year had the sharpest gains in almost four decades, as foreign automakers Honda Motor Co. Ltd., Volkswagen AG and Mazda Motor Corp. had the most efficient fleets.
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Peak oil is almost here and there's no magic to counter it - MINING.com

Peak oil is almost here and there's no magic to counter it - MINING.com | peak oil | Scoop.it

This where we stand, and it's a fairly bleak view: Peak oil is almost here, and nothing new (with the possible but unlikely exception of Iraq) is coming online anytime soon and while the clock is ticking – forward movement on developing renewable energy resources has been sadly inadequate. In the meantime, the idea that shale reservoirs will lead the US to energy independence will soon enough be recognized as unrealistic hype.

 


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Oil gains on U.S. recovery prospects, supply worries

* U.S. industrial production beats forecasts * High gasoline prices fuel U.S. consumer inflation * Weaker U.S. dollar helps boost oil * Tensions with Iran keep supply worries in focus (Adds
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'Peak oil' doomsayers proved wrong - CNN International

'Peak oil' doomsayers proved wrong - CNN International | peak oil | Scoop.it
'Peak oil' doomsayers proved wrong
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Washington (CNN) -- Remember "peak oil"? Five years ago, some oil market speculators became convinced that the world was nearing the limits of oil production.
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