Global Energy Shortage Doomsayers

The doomsayer or alarmist position on global energy resources -- that humans are facing a very imminent world energy shortage and economic collapse -- is a form of fringe science. It is a position not supported by scientific reasoning and geological evidence.

Petroleum Experts Debate Impending World Oil Shortage A Review by Steven Schafersman

Be Scared; Be Very Scared A Commentary on the Global Energy Doomsayers by Steven Schafersman

Pre-Biogenic Deep-Earth Petroleum Deposits

Thomas Gold's hypothesis -- that there exist pre-biogenic, deep-subterranean petroleum deposits, primarily methane -- is another form of fringe science. It is totally without foundation and opposed by essentially all scientific knowledge of how petroleum deposits form.

Deep Oil and Gas: A Pipe Dream by Steven Schafersman


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Last updated: 2005/01/11