09 Nov '11, 6pm

How’s it feel to already be living in a post peak-oil apocalypse?

The International Energy Agency says peak oil came and went -- in 2006 . The only reason we're not already paying $10 a gallon for gas and generally Mad Maxing it up is that there was this thing called a recession. Well, that, and cough cough the tar sands saved our asses cough cough. Unconventional sources of oil have been making up the difference. But the peak of conventional crude oil -- the stuff that comes out of the ground in Saudi Arabia -- has already passed. And unconventional sources of fossil fuels won't save us in the future, argues peak oil observer Mason Inman , so we're still going to have to deal with some kind of major push for energy efficiency or mass energy transition. Here's how an economist at the IEA put it: "We have to leave oil before it leaves us ."

Full article: http://www.grist.org/list/2011-11-09-hows-it-feel-to-alre...

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