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The End of the Cornucopian Delusion
(Virignia Tech, 2007)
Many believe that they can achieve the cornucopian dream by getting to a certain place, such as the United States, where others may be appearing to live the dream, even though all evidence shows that the Industrial age and ...
Are We Asking the Right Questions to Guide Our Descent From the 2007 Oil Peak?
(Virginia Tech, 2007)
Peak oil may have been reached in 2007, if so; a new source of energy will be needed. Coal would be a poor substitute as it produces twice as many greenhouse gas emissions when burnt, and biofuels have huge drawbacks, as ...
Phantom Land and Ghost Slave: Humankind's Addiction to Fossil Energy
(Asian Journal of Experimental Sciences, 2007)
Humankind uses vast amounts of fossil energy accumulated millions of years ago. The rate of use is many orders of magnitude greater than the replacement rate. Peak oil is the most immediate problem, and replacing this rate ...