No, Not NEOM Nor Even Women Can Save Saudi Arabia and its Monarchy from Peak Oil and Collapse
You know things have taken a turn for the desperate when women have started to drive – or rather, when they're about to start driving in Saudi Arabia [part 1/2]
Dec 8, 2017 • 11 min read •
Politics Doesn't Trump Physics, Nor the Economics of Collapse
Politics can be egalitarian when going up Hubbert's Curve, but it's a whole different story when going down [part 2/4]
Sep 26, 2016 • 13 min read •
Energy Depletion Dismissal is Just as Bad as Climate Change Denial
Climate change denial is often decried by many, but energy depletion dismissal – and by Naomi Klein of all people – could have consequences just as dire [part 1/4]
Sep 15, 2016 • 13 min read •
Book Review | The Oracle of Oil
A review of Mason Inman's new book, a timely inquiry into Peak Oil's progenitor
Jun 21, 2016 • 9 min read •
Note to Bernie Sanders: Something is More Than Rotten in the State of Denmark, and Peak Oil is Coming to Take it Away
Denmark is often lauded as a social utopia, but what might the end of cheap and plentiful energy-dense fossil fuels have in store for such platitudes?
May 31, 2016 • 9 min read •
Crashing Oil Prices Aren't Due to an Oil Glut But to Demand Destruction and Peaking Credit
Since money is a proxy for energy, energy's limits are putting a damper on credit creation. Could this be the cause for plunging stock markets & oil prices? [part 2/3]
Sep 11, 2015 • 9 min read •
Peak Oil Ass-Backwards: Fractional-Reserve Banking, Meet Peak Oil
Peak oil's supply constraints are said to lead to an increase in prices. But does fractional-reserve banking's tie-in not instead imply decreased prices? [part 1/3]
Sep 1, 2015 • 7 min read •
Collapsing Down the Plum Tree
Neither a slow or fast collapse of industrial civilisation are pre-ordained. How (s)low can you go?
May 15, 2015 • 10 min read •
Peak Oil and the Fracking Bubble: Could this Mimic the 2008 Housing Bubble?
Could crashing oil prices and a lack of production cutbacks be a death knell for the US fracking industry, and possibly even a disaster for the world economy?
Jan 1, 2015 • 11 min read •
Lemminged: To be Herded off the Peak Oil Cliff by Filmmakers
To sanely deal with the collapse of industrial civilisation will ultimately require us to to leave film and television before film and television leave us
Sep 1, 2014 • 7 min read •