[ExI] THE END for fossil power

Kelly Anderson kellycoinguy at gmail.com
Sat Mar 26 05:49:45 UTC 2011

On Fri, Mar 25, 2011 at 10:21 AM, Eugen Leitl <eugen at leitl.org> wrote:
> Science has been slow to embrace Peak Oil, but they're
> there now. (How long will it take for them to admit
> Peak Coal?)

I should expect hundreds of years. The US has something like 400 years
of coal reserves, and China has a lot too.

The article seemed somewhat limited in that it did not address
politically unavailable oil, like on the north slope in Alaska. That
could change the time tables a bit, even though the final outcome is
not in doubt.


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