Peak Oil Australia
DK's Energy topics
Peak Oil – what is it all about ?
Peak Coal links to papers, articles and video lecture on Peak Coal
The impact of price on Australian consumption of petrol and diesel
Does nuclear energy produce no CO2 ? - web page
Does nuclear energy produce no CO2 ? - PowerPoint presentation [ 1.1 MB ]
[ free Microsoft PowerPoint Viewer download page ]
Letter to the Editor, The Age
23 April 2006 : Commentary on Australia's immediate economic future with petrol at $1.40 per litre
Limits to Growth : the 'Standard Run' and 'Double Resources' predictions
DK's response to Kurt Cobb's article "Should we use net energy to measure global energy reserves?"
Can oil production be modeled by Hubbert Curves ?
WP61 article - a response to BTRE's working paper "Is the world running out of oil ? A review of the debate"
Will we be able to make fertilisers when cheap oil and gas is no longer available ?
Australia's production and consumption of oil : sourced from ABARE's Mineral Statistics to March 2005
Australia's consumption of fossil fuels : sourced from BP's Statistical Review of World Energy, 2005
Fossil fuel data charts From 2000 to 2003, world coal consumption increased 20.4% ! In 2003 the top ten consumers increased their consumption by 7.5% !!
Is Australia using more than its fair share of fossil fuels ?
Peak Uranium ? Will the Uranium last long enough for nuclear energy to take over from oil ?
Is Ethanol fuel the answer to our environmental problems?
E10 Ethanol-Petrol blends do not save the environment
Insolation spreadsheet for Australian localities [37 KB EXCEL format]
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Greenhouse facts and figures
Peak opportunity ! Earth liberation and the oil Endgame
by Acornista - the only 'what to do about Peak Oil' that makes any sense
Le Monde interview with Fatih Birol of IEA, 27 June 2007
The Australian Federal Government's position on Peak Oil
The Hirsch Report
"Peaking of World Oil Production : Impacts, Mitigation and Risk Management"
A report commissioned by US Department of Energy, published February 2005.
[328 KB PDF format, 91 pages]
this is a mirror of the PDF file at : http://www.netl.doe.gov/publications/others/pdf/Oil_Peaking_NETL.pdf
"Peak Oil and the Working Class" by Dale Allen Pfeiffer [ 80 KB WORD format ]
President Carter's speech : "The President's Proposed Energy Policy." 18 April 1977
Gas-To-Liquid Discussion Paper, DoISR June 2001 (Final) [677 KB WORD format ]
Petroleum Economist on Gas-To-Liquids, Commissioned by Sasol-Chevron [2.2 MB PDF format ]
GTL Life Cycle Analysis, Industry reports on its guesses, and gives itself good marks. [552 KB PDF format ]
Ethanol : what's it all about ? - from "ECOS" June 2004, by CSIRO [807 KB ]
Energy : Transport Sector Outlook to 2020 by CSIRO
Venezuela's Threat by Gary Olson
Confronting a false myth of nuclear power by Mary Olson, NIRS