Category Archives: peak oil

For fossil fuels, the good times have gone

All the signs are pointing to a coming revolution in how we source our energy. Fossil fuels will be the losers. [3 March 2015 | Peter Boyer] Let me get this off my chest: I was wrong. Oil prices haven’t done what … Continue reading

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In praise of big thinkers

I owe much to the wide-ranging, fearless thinking of two Tasmanians. [26 August 2014 | Peter Boyer] About seven years ago I got a telephone call from someone introducing himself as “Evans from Premaydena”. He asked if we could chat … Continue reading

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Oil vulnerability: out of sight, out of mind

By ignoring transport energy, Matthew Groom’s proposed energy strategy will be looking at less than half the picture [19 August 2014 | Peter Boyer] Energy minister Matthew Groom has rightly identified a state-wide energy strategy as an important government priority, … Continue reading

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