November 12, 2019
The US government's forecasts of tight oil and shale gas production through 2050 are extremely optimistic, and highly unlikely to be realized.
July 30, 2019
Este informe pretende cuantificar el impacto de los avances tecnológicos recientes en la producción de petróleo y gas compactos (“tight”), y proporcionar una evaluación realista del perfil de producción futuro en la gran mayoría de los campos de petróleo y gas de lutitas (shale) en Estados Unidos.
How Long Will the Shale Revolution Last?: Technology versus Geology and the Lifecycle of Shale Plays
May 1, 2019
This report provides a realistic assessment of future production in the the top ten tight oil and shale gas plays in the United States. Prepared by geoscientist J. David Hughes, the report utilizes the latest available data from both industry and government sources to quantify the impact of recent technological...
February 19, 2019
Available for order in hard-copy format! The Future is Rural challenges the conventional wisdom about the future of food in our modern, globalized world. It is a much-needed reality check that explains why certain trends we take for granted–like the decline of rural areas and the dependence of farming and the food system
November 6, 2018
by Matthieu Auzanneau Foreword by Richard Heinberg The story of oil is one of hubris, fortune, betrayal, and destruction. It is the story of a resource that has been undeniably central to the creation of our modern culture, and ever-present during the darkest exploits of empire the world over....
February 4, 2018
Drilling into The U.S. Government’s Rosy Projections for Shale Gas & Tight Oil Production Through 2050.
September 11, 2017
Building resilience at the community level is not only crucial, but possible.
August 8, 2017
Can technology solve the climate crisis, biodiversity loss, and overpopulation?
December 12, 2016
Putting to the test government forecasts for domestic tight oil production.
December 12, 2016
Assessing the EIA's forecasts for U.S. shale gas production.