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Summary of a Scale Perspective on Energy 


Urgency of an International Energy Protocol

There are several converging factors that call for an international agreement regarding optimal scale for energy production and use:UN  gen assemb.jpg


Undesirable Consequences of Ignoring the Energy Issue

There is no doubt that an international agreement for the optimal scale of energy use will be an extremely difficult negotiation.  Without such an agreement we are faced with:


One Small Step

Currently there is little call for such an international agreement, and governments are unlikely to act without considerable pressures from civil society. A small is being taken by the Association for the Study of Peak Oil which is proposing the development of a Kyoto style international agreement regarding oil depeletion.1






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