Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Power

+ - Energy Transitions Past and Future->

Submitted by
Prof. Goose
Prof. Goose writes "
This is a guest post from Cutler Cleveland. Professor Cleveland is a Professor at Boston University and has been researching and writing on energy issues for over 20 years.


In the coming decades, world oil production will peak and then begin to decline, followed by natural gas and eventually coal production. There is considerable debate about when these peaks will occur because such information would greatly aid energy companies, policy makers, and the general public. But at another level, the timing of peak fossil fuel production doesn't really matter. A more fundamental issue is the magnitude and nature of the energy transition that will eventually occur. The next energy transition undoubtedly will have far reaching impacts just as fire and fossil fuels did. However, the next energy transition will occur under a very different set of conditions, which are the subject of the rest of this discussion.
http://www.theoildrum.com/node/2856"

Link to Original Source
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Energy Transitions Past and Future

Comments Filter:

"In matrimony, to hesitate is sometimes to be saved." -- Butler

Working...