Peak Oil

‘Peak Oil’ is a key concept for ‘Transitions’.  Some of the key concepts and Joanna Macy’s the ‘Great Turning’ are introduced under the ‘About’ page here.  A series of links led us to these 2006 articles about ‘Peak Oil in North Korea and Cuba’ – two  countries with ‘at first glance similar?’ ‘left-wing’ regimes that for different reasons experienced something like ‘peak oil’ in the 1990s:

As you will read they followed very different strategies with disastrous and favourable consequences – but which failed and which succeeded and what lessons might be learned?

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