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How close is peak oil?

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Climate Spectator - 29/04/11

It seems politicians everywhere are suddenly waking up to the implications of peak oil. When will it arrive? Has it already passed? What does it mean for prices? And what do those prices mean for economic growth, and geopolitical risk? Most are finding that whatever action they are thinking of taking now, they should have been doing decades ago.

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How close is peak oil? Its getting further away every day
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ziggy12345 wrote:How close is peak oil? Its getting further away every day
Yes, 2006 does seem a long time ago now. :wink:
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Most are finding that whatever action they are thinking of taking now, they should have been doing decades ago.
Yeah, the mid 70s would have been a good time to have started. :roll:

Oh look! Spain, Germany, Denmark and Norway did.
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Sometime between 2005 and 2008 is about right. Of course when we are proved wrong we will have to face the wrath of RGR. :D

I dont think we have reached peak energy yet. This is still a few years off and puts us further up the slope so even further to fall
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ziggy12345 wrote:How close is peak oil? Its getting further away every day
Which peak?
I guess you are still going to be saying that when world production is down under 80mb/d and costs $250 a barrel, or whatever the equivalent value is in the post-dollar world. And we will still be ignoring you.
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RGR wrote: Which peak?
I guess you are still going to be saying that when world production is down under 80mb/d and costs $250 a barrel, or whatever the equivalent value is in the post-dollar world. And we will still be ignoring you.
Do as you wish. If you choose to use crude based fuels, good for you. As of the end of last year, the writing is on the wall. Choose to read it or not.
What is written on the wall?
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UndercoverElephant wrote: What is written on the wall?
I have commented before on the value of the Brit educational system before. I shall refrain from doing it again.
I have no idea what you are talking about and I'm not particularly interested either.
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Ah, no doubt this is going to turn into an other massive RGR thread. Joy.

And as aside, what exactly are your views on the educational system in the UK RGR? I seem to have missed this nugget...

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The UK education system has been going down hill ever since the abolition of the grammar schools. When we had grammar schools we had a fairly steady rate of passes in the exam system. Since their abolition the pass rate has steadily risen as the exams have got easier. The literacy rate of children entering secondary school has also gone down so teaching in primary schools has also got worse.

RGR has every right to criticise UK edukashun.

Mind you, the standard of UK education has gone down at about the same rate as the IQ rating of some US presidential candidates.
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