[extropy-chat] Debate on Peak Oil
brian_a_lee at hotmail.com
Thu Apr 28 15:22:20 UTC 2005
Wood in Easter Island is a good example of this happening in an isolated
environment. But in a global environment the Easter Island problem does not
I should also point out that my wine rack frequenly runs out of 1990 Latour
but I can compensate by trading to replinish my stock.
>From: Alfio Puglisi <puglisi at arcetri.astro.it>
>To: ExI chat list <extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org>
>Subject: RE: [extropy-chat] Debate on Peak Oil
>Date: Thu, 28 Apr 2005 17:09:01 +0200 (MEST)
>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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