Futures Forum: Peak oil, peak soil, peak water... peak everything
Basically, these things are just getting too expensive to get at:
Futures Forum: Peak Oil... and EROEI... or Energy Return on Energy Investment
Futures Forum: Peak oil: There's only so much oil in the ground
Coal doesn't seem to be doing too well:
Futures Forum: Climate change: and the coal mining industry
Futures Forum: Climate change: "The lights are going out for coal"
Futures Forum: "The disingenuous campaign to promote coal as the solution to energy poverty"
Futures Forum: Gas vs coal: overstating the case
There are a lot of questions around the 'shale oil revolution':
Futures Forum: An uncertain future for fracking...
And yet, cheap oil seems to be the future:
Futures Forum: "The eulogies for peak oil came too soon."
Futures Forum: Peak Oil as a concept is finished: "Now a huge amount of money and smart people are invested in replacing much energy production dependent on oil: This scares the oil producing countries and they start reducing the price of the oil to keep people consuming their product for longer."
Futures Forum: Squaring the circle: low oil prices, high renewable prices ... ... and high carbon emissions
However, in the last weeks, the industry itself is pointing to changes in the long-term prognosis for fossil-fuels:
Could We See A Peak In Natural Gas Production Soon? | OilPrice.com
OilVoice | No Joy in Mudville*: Shale Gas Stalls, LNG Export Dead On Arrival
EIA Confirms: Oil Production Peaked | OilPrice.com
Indeed, an oversupply of oil might be its undoing:
Futures Forum: Overproduction and the end of Big Oil's business model
This piece from the Nation looks at how the energy markets have changed of late:
Fossil fuels have become an economic liability—for both consumers and energy companies.
Why Are Americans Switching to Renewable Energy? Because It’s Actually Cheaper | The Nation
Americans Are Flipping The Switch On Fossil Fuels. Here's Why.