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The hypothetical point in time when the global production of oil reaches its maximum rate, after which production will gradually decline.
- ‘Kunstler relates the now standard warning about a flu pandemic, whose impact he says will be magnified by its coincidence with peak oil.’
- ‘Lots of people here talk all the time about global warming, or peak oil, or conservative scheming, or an asteroid impact.’
- ‘Peak oil makes the search for alternative energy sources more pressing.’
- ‘The timing of peak oil is of more than academic importance.’
- ‘The Government is failing to apply its foresight on climate change to the closely related issue of peak oil.’
- ‘They also provide a massive opportunity to help cope with peak oil.’
- ‘Unlike some people, I don't think peak oil will destroy civilisation.’
- ‘In November, the City of Denver will co-host the first national conference on peak oil production in nearly a decade.’
- ‘Energy Bulletin is a terrific compilation of peak oil reports from the mainstream news media.’
- ‘The onset of peak oil will devastate the suburban American way of life.’
- ‘Prices cannot go much higher without us beginning to feel the foreshocks of a peak oil catastrophe.’
- ‘Whether or not peak oil is upon us, the end of the cheap oil era certainly is.’
- ‘For a more general response to common peak oil criticisms, you can explore my Peak Oil Media Guide from last year.’
- ‘In peak oil terminology we are over the cliff.’
- ‘There is optimism that the Northern Rivers region could become a leader in a peak oil future.’
- ‘Liberal Democrat concerns are led by John Hemming, who chairs the 32-member all-party parliamentary group on peak oil.’
- ‘These investments would perhaps give the fund an advantage in the second phase of peak oil.’
- ‘Yet the emerging supply demand imbalance is only the beginning of the peak oil problem.’
- ‘About 50 countries, including the United States, have already passed their point of peak oil output, he said.’
- ‘There is a large body of expert opinion, marshalling impressive statistics, which is convinced that peak oil is imminent.’
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