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Making choices early gives room to moveNelson MailClimate change and peak oil concerns were early drivers of the Transition movement. Strictly defined, peak oil is when oil extraction rates top out and begin to decline. Debate continues as to whether we have already hit that point or exactly when we will.
Approaching 'peak oil'?Aljazeera.comThe idea of 'peak oil' - or the point in time when maximum petroleum extraction has been reached - is something that has been around since the 1950s. These days though, the debate centres on whether oil has or has not yet reached its 'peak', given that ...and more »
'Peak Oil' Is Back, but This Time It's a Peak in DemandBusinessweekRemember peak oil? It's the theory-current about a decade ago-that global oil production would soon top out, leading to an inexorable rise in prices. Reports and books painted a grim picture of the effects this would have on the global economy; as ...