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The era of cheap oil is over and will never come back

May 25, 2011


This morning on the radio show “Nine to Noon” in New Zealand, Carherine Walbridge interviewed Fatih Birol, chief economist at the International Energy Agency. He said “The era of cheap oil is over and will never come back”. Then he made a very strange statement when he claimed that the IEA was the first to […]

The Laureate Symposium on Global Sustainability

May 18, 2011


Yesterday Wednesday I was invited to participate in the “Nobel Laureate Choral Concert” in Eric Ericsson hall, Skeppsholmen. The Event was part of the ”Nobel Laureate Symposium on Global Sustainability” that has been held in Stockholm over a period of three days. Today the participating Nobel prizewinners signed a document called ”The Stockholm Memorandum – […]

Peak Oil in the European Parliament

May 6, 2011


On Tuesday 3 May The Greens and the European Free Alliancce arranged a Peak Oil seminar in the EU Parliament entitled: Peak oil -weaning Europe off its oil addiction. Part I: Peak oil and peak oil evidence Activities in Different EU Member States Summary of the Peak Oil situation Kjell Aleklett, President of ASPO International […]

Three years as a blogger / Tre år som bloggare

May 5, 2011


This May it is three years since I began my blog. It was with considerable doubt that I wrote my first piece, “With some uncertainty I have decided to take the step into the world of blogging. The questions I ask myself are whether anyone cares about my views, whether anyone will read my blog […]

9th Annual ASPO Conference – Presentations

May 4, 2011


Tyvärr räcker inte tiden till för att göra ett utförligt referat från dag 2 och dag 3 på ASPO-9, men det finns nu en möjlighet för er alla att lyssna till alla föreläsningarna på konferensen om ni går till sidan för presentationer (till sidan för presentationer). Eventuellt måste ni installera ett program, men det är […]

ABC Catalyst’s “The Oil Crunch” and commentary resulting from it

April 30, 2011


The ABC Catalyst program is very popular in Australia and is also influential. The Sydney Morning Herald is the largest broadsheet newspaper in Australia and they followed up with a story Peak oil: it’s closer than you think. This is the opening statement: “Peak oil is forcing its way to the top of the agenda […]

Oil Crunch – Catalyst, ABC TV

April 29, 2011


Finally the day has come when the Catalyst science programme on the Australian TV-channel ABC has broadcast its 12 minute long “Oil Crunch” segment on peak oil. The parts in which I am involved were filmed in Australia last November. One month before that I received an email from Jonica Newby of Catalyst telling me […]

Streaplers och det nya succébandet Mac San

April 25, 2011


(English below) I kväll såg jag TV-programmet Streaplers och evigheten, ett program om dansbandet från Kungälv som varit ute och spelat dansmusik i 50 år. Jag insåg då att jag kunde haft en annan karriär. Då jag var 18 år spelade jag gitarr och basade för ett dansband som vi kallade för Mac San. Jag […]

We must adapt to Peak Oil / Vi måste anpassa oss till Peak Oil

April 23, 2011


Svenska Dagbladet Brännpunkt har nu publicerat mitt inlägg med rubriken “Vi måste anpassa oss till Peak Oil“. (English) We must adapt to Peak Oil Already a decade ago there were early signs that oil production was reaching its maximum. The future will see dramatically less oil and we must adapt to this significantly faster that […]

Carl-Henrik Svanberg – the black, dying swan / Carl-Henrik Svanberg – den svarte döende svanen

April 21, 2011


The majority of BP’s shareholders have decided to continue to support Carl-Henrik Svanberg as chairperson of BP. They have done this close to the anniversary of the terrible oil catastrophe involving the Deep Water Horizon rig in the Gulf of Mexico. In association with this the business section of the Swedish newspaper Svenska Dagbladet has […]

Sustainability day 2011

April 15, 2011


For the third week in a row I have been invited to Stockholm to participate in a special event. This time it was the group Industry Environmental Heads and the newspaper Environment News that invited me to Sustainability Day 2011. My roll was to participate in a panel that would discuss “Challenges for Swedish Industry”. […]

Rossi energy catalyst – a big hoax or new physics?

April 11, 2011


(This is a translation of my blog in Swedish) As a professor in physics I have been asked to comment on what “Ny Teknik” (a weekly newspaper on technology in Sweden) called “Rossi’s energy catalyst” and it will be a pleasure to do so because I will have to revisit my skills from the time […]