Although there is an urban legend that the world will end this year based on a misinterpretation of the Mayan calendar, some researchers think a 40-year-old computer program that predicts a collapse of socioeconomic order and massive drop in human population in this century may be on target
May 23, 2012 …
No matter how much I try imagining a future with less or no oil, it’s hard to wrap my head around. What might it be like; no cars on the roads? Empty shelves at supermarkets? Or sufficient groceries but unaffordable to all but the wealthy?
The documentary The Power of Community: How Cuba survived Peak Oil gave attendees at the Beaches Library a glimpse of what such a future could look like—for real. Hosted by the East End Transition Enthusiasts, we saw how…Continue
Added by Martina Rowley on April 13, 2011 at 9:21pm — No Comments
At a recent meeting someone asked about the economic impact of peak oil. Here’s a quick summary of what I have learned as a layman after reading about it for several years.
Inflation vs. Deflation
The most hotly debated item is whether peak oil will result in inflation or deflation. These terms relate to the balance…Continue