Reactions to the 60 Minutes Program “Shaleionaires”

Michael Giberson Last night CBS News show 60 Minutes ran a piece on shale gas development (video link, text link).  The consensus among folks who have been following the issue is that while the story didn’t break new ground, it presumably raised the profile of the issue a bit. The Times-Leader (Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania) story presents a good … More Reactions to the 60 Minutes Program “Shaleionaires”

More Economists Thinking About Peak Oil

Michael Giberson I’m sure I haven’t yet come to grips with the views expressed by commenters on my last post about economics and peak oil, but here is another paper on economics, Hubbert’s Peak, and peak oil.  In short the authors  model resource extraction scenarios in the manner that economists sometimes do, and conclude that … More More Economists Thinking About Peak Oil