Monthly Archives: August 2004

“Ethical Implications of a Declining Resource Base” – Al Browne

Last year at this time, I was handing out copies of a book review I had written. The book was by Kenneth S. Deffeyes called Hubert’s Peak: The Impending World Oil Shortage. M. King Hubbert was a geologist at Shell Oil who predicted in 1956 that U.S. oil production (in the lower 48 states) would […]