28 Aug '16, 6am

We’re nearing peak #energy on a per capita basis https://t.co/9sRnXFBwQy

Don Stewart on Sat, 27th Aug 2016 10:36 am shortonoil; Alice Friedeman; John Michael Greer; Pattern Languages I would like to summarize some conclusions from recent (and much older) reading. First exhibit is Alice Friedeman’s article on the tonnage of materials which have to be worked over to sustain our society: http://energyskeptic.com/2016/limits-to-growth-2016-united-nations-report-provides-best-evidence-yet/ Second exhibit is Alice’s assessment of the potential for electrifying trucks: http://energyskeptic.com/2016/all-of-california-electricity-per-year-to-power-16000-catenary-trucks-on-2400-to-8275-miles-of-highway/ Third exhibit is all the stuff that shortonoil has posted relative to the declining ability of the oil industry to provide fuels which are capable of doing the work of powering the trucks. Fourth exhibit is from John Michael Greer’s new book Dark Age Amer...

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