Industrialized Cyclist Notepad

Shale gas: ponzilicious?

“The Questionable Economics of Shale Gas,” by Chris Nelder, Dec. 14, 2011.


Economic growth after cheap oil?

Economic growth: it’s not dead yet | Colin McInnes | spiked.

In this bit McInnes argues that economic growth can continue after Peak Oil — citing as evidence all the wonderful engineering which occurred in the cheap oil era and which depended on cheap oil for its existence. I find his argument less persuasive and more simplistic than the ‘doomer’ arguments he is criticizing.

Tidal energy: drop in the bucket

Tom Murphy on Tidal Energy, Do The Math Blog.

There isn’t enough to make much difference.