[Marxism] The uselessness of the term "peak oil".
suarsos at alphalink.com.au
Sun Jun 8 20:52:17 MDT 2008
I read the article you linked to and notice this:
"Companies are also dipping into "unconventional" hydrocarbon deposits
[including] the methane trapped in long-disused European coal mines."
This suggests that if carbon capture and storage (geo-sequestration) is used
on a wide scale in the near future, a future energy price spike might lead
to somebody extracting the gases again and using them. Or is there something
to stop that happening?
This matters a lot in Australia, where the government is pushing carbon
capture and storage because of the strategic importance of Australian coal
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