Gail Tverberg

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Our Finite World: Why We Get Bad Diagnoses for the World’s Energy-Economy Problems

The world economy seems to be seriously ill. The problem is not overly high oil prices, but that does not rule out energy as being a major underlying problem. Two of the symptoms of the economy's malaise are slow wage growth and increasing wage disparity. Tariffs are being added as solutions to th ...

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Posted 10 days agoOpinion > Our Finite WorldGail TverbergEnergy +4

Our Finite World: The World’s Fragile Economic Condition – Part 2

The world economy can appear to be operating quite well but can be hiding a major problem that causes it to be fragile. My presentation  The World's Fragile Economic Condition (PDF) explains why we should expect financial problems if energy consumption stops growing sufficiently rapidly. In fact ...

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Posted 1 month agoOpinion > Our Finite WorldGail Tverbergeconomy +3

Our Finite World: The World’s Fragile Economic Condition – Part 1

Posted on September 23, 2018 by Gail Tverberg Where is the world economy heading? In my opinion, a large portion of the story that we usually hear about how the world economy operates and the role energy plays is not really correct. In this post (to be continued in Part 2 in the ne ...

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Posted 1 month agoOpinion > Gail TverbergOur Finite WorldOil +3

How Energy Shortages Really Affect the Economy

Many people expect energy shortages to lead to high prices. This is based on their view of what “running out” of oil might do to the economy. In this post, I look at historical data surrounding inadequate energy supply. I also consider some of the physics associated with the situation. I see a str ...

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Posted 2 months agoOpinion > Our Finite WorldGail TverbergEnergy +6

Supplemental Energy Puts Humans In Charge

Energy is a subject that is greatly misunderstood. Its role in our lives is truly amazing. We humans are able to live and move because of the energy that we get from food. We count this energy in calories. Green plants are also energy dependent. In photosynthesis, plants use energy from the sun to ...

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Posted 3 months agoOpinion > EnergyGail TverbergOur Finite World +2
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