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Roger Baker :
America: You’ve got three more years to drive normally!, Part 2

The estimate of three years of easily affordable driving depends primarily on how long the current fracking boom, which is holding down the global oil price, can be sustained. By Roger Baker | The Rag Blog | October 1, 2014 … finish reading Roger Baker :
America: You’ve got three more years to drive normally!, Part 2

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Roger Baker :
America: You’ve got three more years to
drive normally!

Three more years? That’s pretty scary! Surely there must be a mistake in that headline. By Roger Baker | The Rag Blog | September 10, 2014 First in a series Is it possible that average Americans could have a hard … finish reading Roger Baker :
America: You’ve got three more years to
drive normally!

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Norman Pagett : Cheap Food, Our Grand Illusion

It takes oil, and lots of it, to move our food. Image from Center for a Liveable Future. Cheap food, our grand illusion We built an industrial civilization on cheap oil, but now we’ve burned it all. We only have … finish reading Norman Pagett : Cheap Food, Our Grand Illusion

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Roger Baker : Converging Global Crises and Why We Deny Them / 2

An unraveling earth. Graphic from Sound of Cannons.Converging global crisesand why we deny them  / 2 If the total human impact on nature is approaching a natural limit, we face difficult choices. By Roger Baker | The Rag Blog | … finish reading Roger Baker : Converging Global Crises and Why We Deny Them / 2

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Roger Baker : Converging Global Crises and Why We Deny Them

Cartoon from Belonging Las Vegas. Converging global crisesand why we deny them It is the system itself that is unsustainable, but the public tends to interpret the problem as being a function of bad leadership. By Roger Baker | The … finish reading Roger Baker : Converging Global Crises and Why We Deny Them

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Roger Baker : Oil Addiction Generates Denial

Political cartoon from the LA Progressive.Oil addiction generates denial The major sin of the big oil companies was to get their customers addicted, to set up lobbies to keep them addicted, and to deny the looming shortage problem, including the … finish reading Roger Baker : Oil Addiction Generates Denial

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BOOKS / Roger Baker : Richard Heinberg’s ‘The End of Growth’

Another ‘inconvenient truth’:Richard Heinberg’s The End of Growth “The central assertion of this book is both simple and startling: economic growth as we have known it is over and done with.” — Richard Heinberg, introduction to The End of Growth … finish reading BOOKS / Roger Baker : Richard Heinberg’s ‘The End of Growth’

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BOOKS / Roger Baker : Richard Heinberg’s ‘The End of Growth’

Another ‘inconvenient truth’:Richard Heinberg’s The End of Growth “The central assertion of this book is both simple and startling: economic growth as we have known it is over and done with.” — Richard Heinberg, introduction to The End of Growth … finish reading BOOKS / Roger Baker : Richard Heinberg’s ‘The End of Growth’

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Richard D. Jehn : Moving Through the End of Growth

Transformation time. Image from Fluxed Up World.Moving through the end of growthand the collapse of the U.S. as we know it Welcome to the New World. By Richard D. Jehn | The Rag Blog | January 10, 2012 Although my … finish reading Richard D. Jehn : Moving Through the End of Growth

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Roger Baker : The Texas Road Lobby Meets Peak Oil

Photo by Rupert Ganzer / Flickr.Coming soon:Peak oil, peak driving, peak cars Part IV: The Texas road lobby meets peak oil By Roger Baker / The Rag Blog / July 28, 2011 [This is the fourth and final part of … finish reading Roger Baker : The Texas Road Lobby Meets Peak Oil

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Roger Baker : U.S. Driving Hits the Wall

Digitized image by Harm van den Dorpel / Today and Tomorrow.Coming soon:Peak oil, peak driving, peak cars Part III: U.S. driving hits the wall By Roger Baker / The Rag Blog / July 7, 2011 [This is the third part … finish reading Roger Baker : U.S. Driving Hits the Wall

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Roger Baker : U.S. Driving Hits the Wall

Digitized image by Harm van den Dorpel / Today and Tomorrow.Coming soon:Peak oil, peak driving, peak cars Part III: U.S. driving hits the wall By Roger Baker / The Rag Blog / July 6, 2011 [This is the third part … finish reading Roger Baker : U.S. Driving Hits the Wall

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