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Peak Oil Perspectives

Posts published by “Peak Oil Perspectives”

POP believes that the problem posed by the imminent peaking of global oil production is something warranting serious attention.

The group is made up of a small yet diverse group that brings together theoretical skills on geology, economics and strategy, with practical application of alternative lifestyle choices.

POP is dedicated to raising awareness of "peak oil", its likely impacts on South African society and the possible solutions to living in an energy reduced future.

The contributors are all members of ASPO-SA

‘A big noise about nothing’

By Roger Diamond When people refuse to look beyond their own noses, or the jumping stallion on their sports car, they can contradict whatever you…

Has science reached its sell-by date?

By Roger Diamond When will we ever know enough? If the scientists are to be believed, never. Politicians love this — it means real action…

Guns are no match for germs

By Roger Diamond Looking into the future is fun, but even more fun is looking at how other people are looking into the future. First,…

Peak oil crisis just ain’t sexy enough

By Roger Diamond Your grandmother passing away at a ripe old age from general ailments will never make the headlines. A person in their prime,…

More sap, less paint

By Roger Diamond I see there is a new “race” between the US and China. This time it is to create as much green power…

How to cut through the information traffic jam

There are no shortcuts to knowledge. Make no mistake, we are surrounded by more information than ever before in the history of humankind; here I…

Doom and gloom or dimness and despondency?

by Roger Diamond. “The world is coming to a catastrophic end!” How does that statement make you feel?! Let’s try “Certain elements of our society…