[ExI] Whatever happened to peak oil by 2020?

Rafal Smigrodzki rafal.smigrodzki at gmail.com
Sat May 11 17:43:18 UTC 2013

On Sat, May 11, 2013 at 6:32 AM, Eugen Leitl <eugen at leitl.org> wrote:

> The reasons are simple enough -- peak total fossil is somewhen 2020..2030
> (the exact decade doesn't matter), so everything needs to be driven
> from renewable only.

### Absolutely no reason for peak total fossil at least for a hundred
years, if not more. Proven reserves alone are sufficient for that
long, even without counting methane clathrates. Try wikipedia.

And absolutely no need to be restricted to renewables. Existing
technologies alone (nuclear, deep geothermal) are sufficient to keep
us running at current levels for thousands of years. Again, try


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