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Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Only The Good Oil News

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Radio New Zealand has broadcast a news item which typifies the pathological optimism of our media when reporting New Zealand's oil supply.

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Peak Oil’s Economic Pain Is Trumps

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Oil’s tipping point has passed, and the economic pain of a flattening supply will trump the environment as a reason to curb the use of fossil fuels, say James Murray and David King, in an article just published in the prestigious journal Nature.

Sunday, January 22, 2012

Australian government tries to hide its own peak oil report

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The Daily Telegraph has revealed how the Australian government has attempted to suppress its own report on peak oil. The response from the New Zealand government had been equally secretive and obfuscating.

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Will the onset of energy descent force NZ into a steady state economy?

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 I wish to share this excellent article by Jack Santa Barbara of Nelson. He explores NZ's unique postion in a world facing an impending energy descent, and asks whether NZ could be the first nation to have a steady state economy.  Full article here