A Critical Look at Peak Oil Catastrophism
The Green Changemakers
AUGUST 10, 2010
by Toby Hemenway There is no doubt that oil is running out. Our demand for oil is unchangeable and is not significantly affected by price. We are so badly addicted to oil that we will watch our civilization collapse rather than change our behavior. Significant oil conservation is not possible in the time frame needed. Even with conservation, demand will be more than oil plus alternatives can possibly meet.