Read the three-part Raise the Hammer special report on the implications of a global peak in oil production.
By Ryan McGreal
Published May 06, 2005
Slippery Slope: Oil after the Global Peak (Peak Oil, Part I) - As we head into the summer driving season, it seems a good time to take stock of the issue of oil production.
Bridging the Gap: Alternatives to Petroleum (Peak Oil, Part II) - Oil's three unique properties, combined with its sheer abundance, mean it's unlikely any alternative, or combination of alternatives, can replace oil and allow our economy to continue its current course indefinitely.
Riding Down the Curve: How Cities Can Survive the Energy Crisis (Peak Oil, Part III) - If cities don't plan for the coming energy crisis, many will not survive it.
Mind the Gap: How to Ease Yourself Across the Oil Peak - The best way to survive this period more or less intact is to insulate yourself, as much as possible, from fluctuating energy prices.