and this from the Oil Drum – couldn’t have put it better.

RalphW on February 6, 2010 – 3:24pm Permalink | Subthread | Parent | Comments top

1) GROWTH of the energy supply allows growth.

2) growth of population reduces energy flow per capita.

3) Declining EROEI reduces net energy flows.

4) Not all energy forms are equally useful. Converting energy to more useful forms reduces EROEI.

5) Transitioning to a new energy infrastructure needs a lot of energy.

6) No one is admitting there is a problem.


One Response

  1. Relevant joke….

    Q: how many psychiatrists does it take to change a light bulb?

    A: only one… but the light bulb has got to want to change.

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