Brian Dunning

Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences

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Since 2006, the weekly Skeptoid podcast has been taking on all the most popular myths and revealing the true science, true history, and true lessons we can learn from each. Free subscribers get the most recent 50 episodes, premium subscribers (skeptoid.com) can access the full archive, all ad-free.


Skeptoid #100: Is Peak Oil the End of Civilization?

May 13th, 2008

Episode 112 of 616 episodes

Doomsayer web sites claim that peak oil, the point at which diminishing supply forces oil production to drop and no longer be able to meet demand, will result in a worldwide panic of unprecedented proportions. But peaks like this have always happened throughout history, and we've learned that the nature of market economies is to react and adapt.

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