Transition Stroud

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Monday, 23 April 2007

'Peak Oil' Will Be Reached by 2018?

snipshot_e4feprtdgb9.jpg Global oil production will peak sometime between next year and 2018 and then decline, according to a controversial new model developed by a Swedish physicist. Read more here.

Here in Stroud we are lucky enough to be having a visit from one of the world experts on Peak Oil - Richard Heinberg - he is due to visit at the end of May/early June and TTS are hoping to help organise a public talk. In his work he notes
that some scientists and researchers say we might even have reached the point of Peak Oil already - or will reach by 2010 - clearly none of this is an exact science but all lends support to the urgency of projects like TTS.


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