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U.S. Cuts Estimate for Marcellus Shale Gas Reserves by 66%

January 31, 2012


The flow of electronic media that streams into my email inbox every day is considerable and there is not enough time to study it all in detail. However, yesterday I saw a headline that caught my attention – that the shale gas reserves in the USA had been overstated. I traced the information back to […]

Increasing interest in Peak Oil / Ökat intresse för Peak Oil

January 30, 2012


The past week involved three Peak Oil activities. On Wednesday 25 January I was invited to lecture on the significance of Peak Oil for future urban planning in the School of Architecture and the Built Environment of the Royal Institute of Technology (Kungliga Tekniska högskolan) in Stockholm. The audience was an interesting cross-section of students […]

“Peeking at Peak Oil” is being printed / “Peeking at Peak Oil” är på gång

January 30, 2012


My blog has been fairly silent for a while but that does not mean that I have been lazy at the keyboard. When I submitted the manuscript for my book “Peeking at Peak Oil” to the publishing company Springer in Holland the intention was that the book would be published there. But that is not […]

The list of Sweden’s most environmentally influential people / Listan med miljömäktigaste

January 30, 2012


The Swedish newspaper Environmental News [Miljöaktuellt] has now published its list of Sweden’s 100 most environmentally influential people. I came in at position 99. The thing that makes me environmentally influential is, apparently, that the Global Energy Systems group at Uppsala University have shown in a scientific paper that the emissions scenarios published by the […]