Monthly Archives: October 2010

Oil is a bit like Romans

All right apart from the sanitation, medicine, education, wine, public order, irrigation, roads, the fresh water system and public health, what have the Romans ever done for us?  Brought peace?      Life of Brian (1979) What do we use oil for? … Continue reading

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George’s performance – spending numbers to watch

Less than a week on from George’s spending review and the news is full of worries over whether the cuts are too much and if we are heading into a double dip. Before too much time passes, I want to … Continue reading

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Peak Oil – What’s that all about then and why worry?

Peak oil is the point at which oil production reaches its maximum.  After that production gets less and less.  Many believe we are at or near that peak.  This is basically a pretty straightforward issue with pretty devasting consequences.  The … Continue reading

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