The Triple Crisis of Civilization

Energy Bibliography & Websites

 

Books: (all available on Amazon.com and in bookstores)

Campbell, C.J., The Coming Oil Crisis, Multi-Science, 1997 - This is the basic

original book defining the peak oil crisis.

Campbell, C.J., The Essence of the Oil and Gas Depletion, 2003

Deffeyes, K., Hubbert’s Peak, Princeton University Press,2001

Deffeyes, K., Beyond Oil, Hill and Wang, 2005

Heinberg, R., The Party’s Over, New Society Publishers, 2003

Heinberg, R., Powerdown, New Society Publishers, 2004

Howe, J.G., The End of Fossil Energy, Third Ed., McIntire Publishing, 2006

Simmons, M., Twilight in the Desert, Wiley and Sons, 2005

Savinar, M., The Oil Age is Over, Morris Publishing, 2005

Pfeiffer, D.A., The End of the Oil Age, self-published, 2004

Darley, J., High Noon for Natural Gas, Chelsea Green, 2004

Kunstler, J.H., The Long Emergency, Atlantic Monthly, 2005

Cooke, R., Oil, Jihad and Destiny, wizwire.com, 2004


Web Sites: (Start at the top and link ad infinitum)

http://www.peakoil.net – Association for the Study of Peak Oil and Gas

http://www.321energy.com – hourly market price of energies plus editorials

http://www.energybulletin.net – same as above

http://www.theoildrum.com – the daily beat by concerned experts

http://www.peakoilcrisis.com – another excellent starting point

http://www.aspo-usa.org - U.S. branch of ASPO

http://www.odac-info.org – UK source of world activity

http://www.postcarbon.org – comprehensive US site

http://www.oilcrash.com – the same concerns in New Zealand

http://www.peakoilcrisis.com – another excellent starting point

http://www.aspo-usa.org - U.S. branch of ASPO

http://www.odac-info.org – UK source of world activity

http://www.postcarbon.org – comprehensive US site

http://www.oilcrash.com – the same concerns in New Zealand

http://www.energyskeptic.com – all related issues including “Peak Soil”

http://www.bartlett.house.gov – Congressman Bartlett’s site for peak oil action

http://www.greatchange.org – an original site

http://www.dieoff.com – the pessimistic view of the Oil Age

http://www.oilcrisis.com – very comprehensive long- standing site

http://www.lifeaftertheoilcrash.net – a young lawyer’s realistic assessment

http://www.powerswitch.org.uk – dedicated to raising awareness

http://www.wolfatthedoor.org.uk – more UK concerns

http://www.drydipstick.com – a peak oil mega-directory

http://www.peakoilaction.org – working to raise awareness

http://www.oilcrashmovie.com – new for 2006 with audio

http://www.globalpublicmedia.com – public broadcasting of peak oil

http://www.petropeak.com – straight talk on all petro-issues

http://www.survivingpeakoil.com – delivers as promised

http://www.financialsense.com – recent business viewpoint about oil

Following are a few of the contemporary works, which explain energy and expand and validate the concept of Peak Oil. This theory was proposed in the 1950’s by the late M.K. Hubbert, hence the term “Hubbert’s Peak” for the apex of oil production. Oil provides about 40% of our total energy.