The Last Oil Shock

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John Murray, Aug 4, 2011 - Political Science - 304 pages
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This may be the most important book you or anyone else will read in the next fifty years. Assuming humanity survives that long. Draining the lifeblood of industrial civilization, the terminal decline of oil and gas production will spark a crisis far more dangerous than international terrorism, and more urgent than climate change. World leaders know it, so why aren't they telling? The last oil shock is the secret behind the crises in Iraq and Iran, the reason your gas bill is going through the roof, the basis of a secret deal cooked up in Texas between George Bush and Tony Blair, the cause of an imminent and unprecedented economic collapse, and the reason you may soon be kissing your car keys and boarding pass goodbye. David Strahan explains how we reached this critical state, how the silence of governments, oil companies and environmentalists conspires to keep the public in the dark, what it means for energy policy, and what you can do to protect yourself and your family from the ravages of the last oil shock.

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Review: The Last Oil Shock: A Survival Guide to the Imminent Extinction of Petroleum Man

User Review  - Nick - Goodreads

Grim but fascinating reading. I knew something about this subject already but the author brings out some very interesting analysis like: - the denialism at the time of Hubbert and how the language is ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

David Strahan is an award-winning investigative journalist and documentary film-maker, and has worked for the BBC`s The Money Programme and Horizon. He has produced major documenatries, including Inside the Enron Scandal_‡and No Accounting for Greed_‡ (about the collapse of Arthur Andersen). The Last Oil Shock is his first book.

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