[ExI] THE END for fossil power

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Sat Mar 26 09:59:09 UTC 2011

On Fri, Mar 25, 2011 at 11:49:45PM -0600, Kelly Anderson wrote:
> 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.

Try around 2025.



> 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

No, it couldn't. Not more than by a few months.

> not in doubt.

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