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Tag: peak oil

  • Friday, August 1st 2014 - 14:52 UTC

    Five industries worried about peak oil

     From war veterans seeking a replacement limb to young children who run with scissors, crude oil helps; not to say bandages and artificial arms and legs alike

    The debate over the impact of peak oil has been raging for decades. Although few deny that the end of mass oil consumption is drawing nearer, educated estimates now range between 2020 and 2030.

  • Monday, September 30th 2013 - 21:40 UTC

    The Shale Boom, Just Getting Started: Interview with Tyler Cowen

    The Great Stagnation first shows up in the data in 1973, when income growth slows and productivity growth falters

    Thanks to the shale boom, markets already perceive the trade balance optimizing, energy prices are cheaper than they would otherwise be and we've even cut carbon emissions. And we are only getting started, according Tyler Cowen, New York Times best-selling author and one of the most influential economists of the decade.