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Attack on Saudi oil refinery

Posted February 26th, 2006 in Blog 1 Comment

Friday’s attack on a major oil processing complex in Saudi Arabia illustrates the problem of oil dependency.  Two thirds of the country’s oil exports are processed through this complex.  Al Qaeda of the Arabian Peninsula claimed responsibility. On this evening’s news, CNN notes that world oil supplies right now are very tight and it would take little to […]

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Violence and destruction where the oil lies

Posted February 25th, 2006 in Blog Comments Off on Violence and destruction where the oil lies

With the news of this past week, I think about how many conflicts in our world are in the same places where the oil lies “ violence in the Niger Delta has claimed scores of lives in the past few days; Iraq is sinking rapidly into the sectarian strife predicted by so many before the […]

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What I want to blog about

Posted February 24th, 2006 in Blog Comments Off on What I want to blog about

A conjunction of crises is about to present US society with some stark realities.  Climate change due to global warming, natural resource depletion, peak oil production and the looming energy crisis, along with multiple economic disasters in the waiting, are coming together to pose enormous challenges for this society. 

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