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Sustainable Society:  A society that balances the environment, other life forms, and human interactions over an indefinite time period.

 

 

 

 

 


 

Energy:  Oil

The world literally runs on oil.

Minnesota has no commercial oil resources; U.S. production peaked in the early 1970s; the world's oil production has recently peaked or peak production is close at hand.

There is still lots of oil. However, the first one-half was extracted over a time span of approximately 150 years. Unless change is made, the second half will be substantially exhausted in the next 15 - 20 years.

Moreover, the "sweet" high quality crude will be replaced by increasingly expensive, lower quality and difficult to extract crudes.

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Olduvai Theory
Olduvai Cliff Revisited
Saudi Arabia Oil has Peaked: May Decline
Spending Our Great (oil) Inheritance
Encircling the Peak of Oil Production
Heuristic Oil Forecasting Method #4: Forecasting Paper -Richard Duncan
Forecasting Oil Production Using Oil Discovery
Sermon: Peak Oil
Peak Oil: Colin Campbell
Dr. Colin Campbell Interview
PeakOil Announcement -M. Ruppert
Statement on Global Peak Oil
Peaking Of World Oil Production: Impacts, Mitigation, & Risk Management
Peak Oil, Hydrogen & Humanity: Punctuation Marks
Peak Oil: Uppsala Oil Depletion Protocol
Farms and Oil
"The Party's Over": Interview and Book Review
Review: "The Ultimate Resource" by Julian Simon
Understanding Oil & 9-11
U.S. Oil Policy & Iraq
U.S. Oil Policy & Afghanistan
 

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