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The risk of oil shortages poses a real threat / Risk för oljebrist är ett reellt hot

April 2, 2012


The newspaper Svenska Dagbladet was very quick to accept our reply to Noreng’s article. I sent in our reply at 10 AM today and they gave it the green light at 1.20 PM. The article was then posted on SvD’s website at 5.08 PM. The comments began to stream in immediately. You can read the […]

Planet Under Pressure

April 2, 2012


Last Thursday the conference “Planet Under Pressure” concluded in London and they have now released a ”State of the Planet Declaration”: Click to access state_of_planet_declaration.pdf One year ago it was possible to submit proposals for sessions for the conference and I submitted a proposal, “Implications of peak oil for climate change scenarios”. The reason behind […]

The Largest Oil Discovery in 2011 / Största oljefynden 2011

April 1, 2012


In the Focus column of the newspaper Svenska Dagsbladet last Friday Noreng published an article titled “The Theory of Peak Oil is Incorrect” ( The introductory statement is, “It is unfortunate if ideas that lack scientific foundation take hold and influence our politicians. The theory of peak oil has deficiencies, risks causing confusion in climate […]