I included a link to Peak Oil Debunked, not only because this person has taken a comprehensive look at the world energy situation and decided that not only is peak oil not immediately upon us but that civilization can continue even when that point is reached.

It is the demonstration of the latter that is of particular interest because many practical alternatives to oil as our primary energy source are pointed out and many of them are less obvious.

Here in the states, the ones we tend to hear about are only those that big corporations can make money on, and not so much the things we can do as individuals, or changes that can be “designed in” to new construction.

I think it’s a good resource so although on the surface it might seem to reinforce an oil economy, a good part of his argument is actually, “so what?”, with respect to peak oil, because here are all the alternatives…