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Chapter 20: Peak Cheap Oil

This chapter synthesizes the pathbreaking work of many researchers who have tirelessly worked to advance our understanding of the role of energy in our lives and as the lifeblood of all economies. We need to pay special attention to energy in our exponential debt-based money system that is based on exponentially increasing energy supplies. In this chapter on Peak Cheap Oil, we’ll tease apart different energy sources and especially highlight the importance of transportation fuels.