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After oil's gone, what then?

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#136    Skep B

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Posted 29 August 2013 - 02:13 AM

View PostHatake Kakashi, on 29 August 2013 - 01:15 AM, said:

Pulled a Thoreau, did you?

Unfortunately, in relation to the topic, without oil expect a lot of chaos..

Societal collapse and frenzied, panicked large groups of angry people.

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Posted 29 August 2013 - 03:42 AM

In general, we can look at ecological footprint. Here's a list of ave. per capita by country:


and note biocapacity (the world's resources in global hectares vs. population), which is around 1.8 global hectares (equivalent to that of Cuba).

Finally, note the points about energy returns on p. 2 here:


That is, the energy returns needed to receive all basic needs, including health care, is more than 10:1.

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