29 Oct '12, 11am

#peakoil Peak oil may already be here, and the knock on effect could range from bad to truly awful: Tightening o...

#peakoil Peak oil may already be here, and the knock on effect could range from bad to truly awful: Tightening o...

Tightening oil supply could have larger implications on the world economy, with a large shock scenario capable of knocking off a full percentage point in annual GDP in both the eurozone and the USA, according to an IMF study. A highly readable report by Michael Kumhof and Dirk Muir, Oil and the World Economy: Some Possible Futures , examines how worse off countries would be with less oil supply. The authors emphasize that oil is a lynchpin for economic growth and a supply disruption has wide ramifications. Oil is just not about gas for cars: it is the primary liquid transportation fuel for all modes of transportation and a feedstock for the chemical industry. There are substitutes like coal, nuclear and renewables, but they all still have significant drawbacks. “Over the past decade the world economy has experienced a persistent increase in oil prices. While part of this m...

Full article: http://peakoil.com/consumption/peak-oil-may-already-be-he...

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