Loading ...
Sorry, an error occurred while loading the content.
  • Back
  • About Group

  • Join Group
69 messages added in the last 7 days

Group Description

The chart above is from http://tinyurl.com/kkyn5lo

If the chart showed Net Energy, the peak would be lower - and earlier - and the downslope would be steeper. (See, for example, Figures 2 and 3, and the explanations that go with them, here: http://netenergy.theoildrum.com/node/5500 - the net-energy truth is closer to the second than the first.)

In addition, if Michael Dittmar is right about uranium, and he likely is, the decline immediately ahead will be even steeper due to less and less nuclear energy being available. (See this article on Peak Uranium: http://tinyurl.com/TheEndOfCheapUranium)

Bottom line, since readily-available, high-net-energy fuel - the sort of fuel that the world has come to depend upon - is now a thing of the past, the "phantom carrying capacity" that this high EROI fuel has created is about to disappear in a hurry.

Every aspect of the world's economy will be impacted, and so too will geopolitics as nations compete for control of the world's remaining energy resources.

EnergyRoundTable provides a forum for discussion of energy and energy-related issues for those who want to better understand these challenges.

Political and geopolitical issues that are relevant to the challenges ahead are also fair game, as are relevant organizations, activities, and individual means of coping with the challenges, but the group is not a place for newcomers to discuss basic issues. It is assumed that all members understand the basics.

***What is posted here is for members only. Forwarding or re-posting the words or work of another member requires his or her permission. If you forward an article that is in the public domain, the name of the poster should be removed and so should mention of ERT. (We don't have a lot of rules but this one is important.)***

Anonymity is discouraged. Civility is expected to be the norm. Posts may be moderated. And membership can be terminated at any time at the list owner's discretion.

Group Information

  • 355
  • Energy
  • Mar 20, 2004
  • English

Group Settings

  • This is a restricted group.
  • Attachments are permitted.
  • Members cannot hide email address.
  • Not listed in Yahoo Groups directory.
  • Membership requires approval.
  • Messages from new members require approval.
  • All members can post messages.

Message History