Peak Oil

Ending the Debate on Keystone

Author: 
John Fullerton

In his February 10th essay, New York Times columnist Joe Nocera asked a simple question: “Can a person support the Keystone XL oil pipeline and still believe that global warming poses a serious threat?”

The End of The Growth Consensus…

Author: 
David Nicola

Capital Institute welcomes this guest post from our first Fellow, David Nicola.  David will bring a year of Capital Institute experience to the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University where he will be studying for his MBA, while keeping his ties to us.

 

Energy Independence? Really?

“There Will be Fuel”, by Clifford Krauss, was the feature article in a special Energy section of the NY Times on November 16th. Not only was it amateur and unbalanced, it was irresponsible. The thesis was “peak oil is a joke, we’re now swimming in oil”. Nothing could be further from the truth. That oil prices remain in the $80 range as the Great Recession savages the developed economies tells us all we need to know.

Energy Independence? Really?

Author: 
John Fullerton

“There Will be Fuel”, by Clifford Krauss, was the feature article in a special Energy section of the NY Times on November 16th. Not only was it amateur and unbalanced, it was irresponsible. The thesis was “peak oil is a joke, we’re now swimming in oil”. Nothing could be further from the truth. That oil prices remain in the $80 range as the Great Recession savages the developed economies tells us all we need to know.

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