[extropy-chat] Debate on Peak Oil

Alfio Puglisi puglisi at arcetri.astro.it
Thu Apr 28 15:09:01 UTC 2005

On Wed, 27 Apr 2005, Matus wrote:

>I say again, has any resource, ever, reached a peak and then declined in
>supply while demand continued?  Absent, of course, government
>regulation.  A lot of things *can* happen *in principle*.  I still
>haven't seen one example?  Did we run out of steel?  Did we run out of
>tungsten?  Did we run out of coal?  Have we run out of wood?  Uranium?
>Anything?  Ever?

Wood in the Easter island?


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