Energy Bill Passes House

Lynne Kiesling See this Business Week summary of the energy bill version that passed the House yesterday. The Washington Post opined that the bill is “new and unimproved”: More to the point, it will fail to give this country the truly revolutionary energy policy it desperately needs. Instead of pointing the way toward an eventual … More Energy Bill Passes HouseMore Energy Bill Passes House

Peak Oil: Static Assumptions?

Lynne Kiesling Tim Worstall had a post yesterday on the “peak oil” calculation, inspired by a long article in the Guardian. Tim makes the important point in this post and in an earlier one to which he links that the economic assumptions on which the calculation rests are too static to be realistic. They don’t … More Peak Oil: Static Assumptions?More Peak Oil: Static Assumptions?