26 Apr '14, 11pm

Ever wanted to do the math on peak oil? Well, now you can. Step-by-step instructions for Excel;

So, let’s go and take a look at CDIAC’s website: http://cdiac.ornl.gov/ . On CDIAC’s home-page, in the pull-down menu “Data”, click “Fossil-Fuel CO2 Emissions”. Now, click “Global, Regional, and National Annual Time Series (1751-2010)” on top of the list on this page. Here you can choose between national, regional and global data. It’s worthwhile to have a look at some national data (like those of the U.K.), imagine the work to get these data together from historical archives and appreciate the magnitude of this database. (By the way, for the interested, it’s a nice cross-check to use the U.S.’s national emissions data to calculate the U.S.’s peak of oil production back in 1970.) For the purpose of this article, we click “Global” emission data. Now you can choose between three data formats: “Graphics”, “Digital Data (ASCII, Fixed Format)” and “Digital Data (ASCII, Comma-De...

Full article: http://peakoil.com/geology/do-the-math-of-peak-oil-and-co...

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