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Earth Hour: Diskussion med Uppsala Nya Tidning

March 31, 2012

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I torsdags var en reporter med fotograf och diskuterade dagens Earth Hour med mig. Det blev en trevlig artikel med titeln: ”Det vore egentligen bättre om ingen använde bilen under en lördag”. Tyvärr är artikeln inte tillgänglig på nätet men jag har skannat in den så att ni kan läsa om ni vill. Följ länkarna […]

The Finance Department’s report “Peak Oil – An economic analysis” / Finansdepartementets rapport “Peak Oil – En ekonomisk analys”

March 31, 2012

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Noreng’s report “Peak Oil – An economic analysis” is now public but the Expert Group for Environmental Studies has not yet released it. I have made it available for downloading at Dropbox for those who are interested:(Summary in English). Norengs rapport ”Peak Oil – En ekonomisk analys” är offentlig men Expertgruppen för miljöstudier har inte […]

Battle over oil’s future / Strid om oljans framtid

March 30, 2012

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On March 30, 2012, a report titled “Peak Oil – An economic analyzes” by Øystein Noreng was presented by the Expert Group for Environmental Studies. The group is appointed by the Ministry of Finance in Sweden. The Swedish business newspaper Industry Today was present and Jonas Lindblad has now written an article on the debate […]

Yergin interview on Lateline in Australia

March 30, 2012

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Daniel Yergin, who is regarded as one the world’s great experts on oil, was interviewed yesterday evening on the Australian TV-program Lateline: (http://www.abc.net.au/lateline/content/2012/s3467044.htm). First they discussed the current high oil price and the conflict in Iran where the EU will impose an embargo this summer and the USA is imposing sanctions on Iran’s central bank. […]

Rosenbad on line

March 29, 2012

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Nu är det mindre än 12 timmar kvar tills det börjar på Rosenbad klockan 13:00. Gå till länken här nedan och följ debatten, http://www.ems.expertgrupp.se

10000 visits during one month

March 29, 2012

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My blog is translated to English with the help of Michael Lardelli. To see if people other than Swedes are reading my blog I looked at the statistics for the last 30 days. In total I have had over 10,000 visits and 32 percent are from 67 countries outside Sweden. The statistics can be seen […]

”Peak Whale and Peak Oil”

March 28, 2012

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(Swedish below) As a warm-up up before Friday’s debate on Peak Oil in Rosenbad I have read Erik Lakomaa’s report “Peak Whale, Peak Oil” (http://www.timbro.se/bokhandel/pdf/9175668796.pdf). It is Timbro that has released the report and Erik Lakomaa has a doctorate in economic history and is affiliated with the Stockholm School of Economics. [Note from ML: Timbro […]

The New York Times exaggerates the significance of shale oil / New York Time överdriver betydelsen av shale oil

March 24, 2012

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In a number of articles The New York Times has shown that it is not concerned about Peak Oil. On 23 March it headed page 1 with the article, “U.S. Inches Toward Goal of Energy Independence” (http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/23/business/energy-environment/inching-toward-energy-independence-in-america.html). The article reminds us that since Nixon’s time every president has had the same goal of giving the […]

Peak Oil – What will happen when we must abandon oil? / Peak Oil – Vad händer då vi måste överge oljan?

March 22, 2012

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(Swedish below) Yesterday, Wednesday, I was invited to the Royal Museum of Economics to deliver a lecture on Peak Oil. The subtitle for my presentation was “What will happen when we must abandon oil?” Normally when I give a talk it is to a defined group from a particular organization or company. Yesterday evening’s presentation […]

“Peak Oil – An economic analysis” / ”Peak Oil – En ekonomisk analys”

March 22, 2012

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(Swedish below) On the website of the Expert Group for Environmental Studies there is now an invitation to come to Rosenbad to participate in a symposium with the title “Peak Oil – An Economic Analysis” (http://www.ems.expertgrupp.se/Uploads/Documents/ Inbjudan_30_mars_2012.pdf). Once can apply to attend (by Tuesday) at the following email address: charlotte.nommera@finance.ministry.se Information from the Finance Department […]

Debate on climate in Uppsala / Debatt om klimat i Uppsala

March 21, 2012

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(Swedish below) This evening the Association for Science and Public Education in Uppsala together with the Mission Covenant Church of Sweden organized a panel discussion on the climate issue and global warming. The discussion was moderated by Jan-Olov Johansson, a journalist who focuses on science, medicine and animals. Previously he was production head of the […]

Threat of diesel rationing in Europe

March 19, 2012

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At the homepage of the Stock Market Guide, (a service provided by the Swedish magazines Private Business and Business Weekly), is an excerpt from Gunnar Lindstedt’s article “Dark cloud over new oil” that was published in this week’s edition of Business Weekly. The headline they chose to use was “Threat of diesel rationing”. The following […]

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