Associated with this slow economic growth is a continued need for ultra-low interest rates to keep economies of the developed world from slipping back into recession.
The issue is that to extract oil or any fossil fuel, we have to keep the financial and political systems together.
Kopits reports that all of the major oil companies are reporting divestment programs. Does selling assets really solve the oil companies? problems?
You have to feel sorry for people working in renewable energy.
How long can economic growth continue in a finite world?
Our energy problem behaves very much like a near-term financial problem.
Investors' interest in silver is starting to rebound after last year's carnage.
The public has been placated by all kinds of misleading stories about how oil from shale will be the solution.
Last Saturday, one of the 10 large acid leach tanks at Ranger completely collapsed ? spilling some one million litres of acidic radioactive ore slurry into the adjacent mill area.
We have long known that the world is likely to eventually reach limits.
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