peak oil

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peak oil

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The point at which peak output of all of Earth's petroleum is reached, calculated as the time when 50 percent of reserves have been depleted.
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The reasons they cite include the common charges of lying the country into the war in Iraq, directing the torture of captives, acting negligently with regards to Hurricane Katrina, and illegally spying on Americans, as well as accusations that have been left off of most discussions of impeachment, including overthrowing the democratically elected President of Haiti, use of signing statements to undermine congressional legislative intent, excessive secrecy, negligently ignoring the implications of Peak Oil, stealing the 2000 and 2004 elections, and violating the constitutional separation of church and state by bringing theocratic ideologies into the machinery of government.
What are the implications of Peak Oil in coming years?
ANOTHER documentary, Denial contains the best material on the global implications of Peak Oil, how 9/11 was facilitated to provide the pretext for the US invasion of Iraq and the threat of a World War over the remaining oil supplies.