Here’s Everything You Missed At The Peak Oil Conference In Vienna

This article is a personal summary by Christian Kerschner of the May 30 – June 1, 2012 Vienna conference of the Association for the Study of Peak Oil&Gas (ASPO) His notes are organized in the following headings:
   Main drivers/issues for Oil and Energy at the moment
   The state of the Peak Oil Debate in ASPO today
   The lack of appropriate official institutional and policy response
   Possible Impacts
   – Climate Change: Helga Kromp-Kolb
   – Geopolitics: Michael Klare – Resource Wars
   – Financial – Monetary System
   Solutions are easy
   – The golden age of Shale oil (Schiefer gas)
   – Renewable Energy (RE) affluence vs. sufficiency
   – So if it’s so easy, why is it not happening already?
   Solutions are difficult but possible
   – Systemic-Change, Collapse, Economic crises, End of Capitalism
   – Reiner Kuemmel: Thermodynamics Entropy and the Origins of Wealth
   – Nate Hagens

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