Peak Oil and the New Urbanism


James Howard Kunstler’s argues that declining oil production will result in the decline of modern industrialized society. In a recent interview, the author warns of the destructive potential of ignoring the reality of Peak Oil.

Could events such as this week’s purchase by the Thai national energy company of $2.3 billion of shale assets in Canada from Statoil, a 40% position in a field, lead to Monroe Doctrine declarations by the U. S. ?  I don’t see us invading Canada.

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