Peak Oil and Faith Based Energy Debates

22 septembre 2011

Peak Oil and Faith Based Energy Debates / Michael Levi, Energy, Security and Climate, 21/09/2011

http://blogs.cfr.org/levi/2011/09/21/peak-oil-and-faith-based-energy-debates

Dan Yergin’s weekend essay on peak oil in the Wall Street Journal (summary: don’t worry) has certainly stirred up passions in the blogosphere. Lynne Kiesling and Michael Giberson, both at Knowledge Problem, are big fans: economic forces and human ingenuity, they agree, will stave off the feared peak indefinitely. Christopher Mims, writing at Grist, seems to have completely flipped out upon reading the article, accusing Yergin of being a “peak oil denier” akin to the frauds who claim that climate change is a hoax…


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