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Association for the Study of Peak Oil and Gas. Newsletter 35, May 2005


Campbell, Colin. “Forecasting Global Oil Supply 2000-2050.” Hubbert Center Newsletter 2002/03. M. King Hubbert Center for Petroleum Supply Studies.

Cleveland, Cutler, R. Costanza, C. Hall and R. Kaufmann. “Energy and the U.S. Economy: A Biophysical Prospective.” Science 225.4665 (31 August 1984): 890-897.

Czech, Brian. Shoveling Fuel for a Runaway Train. Los Angeles: University of California Press, 2000.

Flavin, Christopher and S. Dunn. “Rising Sun, Gathering Winds: Policies to Stabilize the Climate and Strengthen Economies.” Worldwatch Paper (138) November 1997.

Georgescu-Roegen, Nicholas. Energy and Economic Myths. New York: Pergamon Press, 1976.

Hall, Charles. “Ecosystems and Energy: History and Overview.” Encyclopedia of Energy.

Hall, Charles, C. Cleveland & R. Kaufmann. Energy and Resource Quality: The Ecology of the Economic Process. Toronto: John Wiley & Sons, 1986.

Hall, Charles, P. Tharakan, J. Hallock, C. Cleveland and M. Jefferson. “Hydrocarbons and the evolution of human culture.” Nature 426.20 (November 2003): 318-322.

Hall, Charles. “The Myth of Sustainable Development: Personal Reflections on Energy, its Relation to Neoclassical Economics, and Stanley Jevons.” Journal of Energy Resources Technology 126 (June 2004): 85-89.

Hallock, J., Jr., P. Tharakan, C. Hall, M. Jefferson and W. Wu. “Forecasting the limits to the availability and diversity of global conventional oil supply.” Energy, 29.11 (September 2004): 1673-1696.

Hirsch, Robert, R. Bezdek and R. Wendling. “Peaking of World Oil Production: Impacts, Mitigation & Risk Management.” February 2005.


“Key World Energy Statistics 2003.” International Energy Agency.  http://www.iea.org


“Key World Energy Statistics 2004.” International Energy Agency. http://www.iea.org


International Energy Agency. “World Energy Outlook 2004: Focus on Transport.”


International Energy Agency. “Saving Oil in a Hurry: Measures for Rapid Demand Restraint in Transport,” 28 February 2005.


Langdon, Jerry. “Balancing Natural Gas Policy: Fuelling the Demands of a Growing Economy.” Committee on Natural Gas Presentation to the Natural Petroleum Council. 25 September 2003.


MacKenzie, James. “Fossil Fuels: The Non-Renewable Resource.” March 1996.


Marr-Laing. “Speaking notes.” Presented at Fueling our Future Conference, Public Policy Forum: Ottawa. 29 November 2004.


McDaniel, Carl and D. Borton. “Increased Human Energy Use Causes Biological Diversity Loss and Undermines Prospects for Sustainability.” BioScience 52.10 (October 2002): 929-935.


McKenna, Barrie and P. Brethour. “Greenspan plays down oil ‘frenzy.’” Globe and Mail. 5 April 2005.

National Petroleum Council Report. “Meeting Future Natural Gas Demand Requires a Balanced Energy Policy.” National Petroleum Council News. 25 September 2003: Washington.

Odum, Howard and E. Odum. A Prosperous Way Down. Boulder, CO: University Press of Colorado, 2001.

“Oil fields mega projects 2004” Petroleum Review. January 2004.

“Oil Production Curve: Cause for Concern.” Australian Energy News, December 2001.

Sawin, Janet. “Mainstreaming Renewable Energy in the 21st Century.” Worldwatch Paper (169), May 2004.

Smil, Vaclav. Energy at the Crossroads: Global Perspectives and Uncertainties. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2003.

Simms, Andrew, J. Oram and P. Kjell. “The Price of Power.” The New Economics Foundation, 2004.

Simmons, Matthew. “The Saudi Arabian Oil Miracle.” Presented at the Centre for Strategic and International Studies: Washington. 24 February, 2003.

Sprott Asset Management Inc. “Slipping and sliding Hubbert’s peak.” 5 April 2005.


Stern, D. "Energy and economic growth," in C. J. Cleveland (ed.) Encyclopedia of Energy. San Diego: Academic Press, 2004. 

Tromp, Tracy, R. Shia, M. Allen, J. Eiler, Y. Yung. “Potential Environmental Impact of a Hydrogen Economy on the Stratosphere,” Science 300 (2003): 1740-1742. 

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