Thanks to Sheila Macdonald, Executive Director of the Population Strategies Group for the article below. Also, see the PDF below featuring a graph on global oil production and discovery
Oil Production and Discovery (PDF, 49 KB)
Also, thanks to Sheila for alerting me to a slide show called “Has Oil and Gas Collapse Sealed Fate of Peak Oil” by Mathew R, Simmons, Chairman, Simmons & Company International, presented to the Society of Petroleum Engineers, Gulf Coast Chapter, at the Houston Racquet Club on April 21, 2009. See: http://www.321energy.com/editorials
In the next few years, most of us are going to have to make many important decisions that will profoundly affect the rest of our lives. How soon these decisions come will depend on one’s individual circumstances.
If you are one of the millions who have lost their jobs or homes in the last year then you already know that something is happening. Returning to the way we have lived for the last 100 years simply is not in the cards. The world is entering a great paradigm shift, and our place in it will be markedly different 10 or 20 years from now. The most alarming thing to remember is that 95 percent of us have not discovered that major changes are under way and are waiting for economic recovery and new jobs to open up.
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Current World Population
Net Growth During Your Visit