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Forum Post: Oil Limits and Climate Change

Posted 11 years ago on May 24, 2013, 10:57 a.m. EST by notaneoliberal (2269)
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This is an article by Gail Tverberg; Posted on May 23, 2013 They say that every cloud has a silver lining. If future energy consumption (which is mostly fossil fuel) drops because of a financial collapse brought on by high oil prices and other limits, then, at least in theory, climate change should be less of a problem. One of the important variables in climate change models is the amount of carbon dioxide from the burning of fossil fuels that enters the atmosphere. In a recent post (Peak Oil Demand is Already a Huge Problem), I showed the following estimate of future energy consumption..... http://ourfiniteworld.com/2013/05/23/oil-limits-and-climate-change/#more-38166



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