Peak Water

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Re: Peak Water

Thanks for the link. Excellent article and comments!

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Re: Peak Water

A good read!

I'd consider all this to really be peak population. Same outcome but looking at it this way, for me anyway, makes me see peak everything.

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Re: Peak Water

Davos,

     You got it. Peak Population - As a result of Peak Fossil Fuels.

Olduvai Theory: Named for Africa's Olduvai Gorge, Olduvai theory predicts that industrial/technological civilization is a "transient pulse" between periods of stable global equilibrium, with the period of highest modernization lasting only approximately 100 years (1930-2030).

". . . to cooperatively take urgent steps to ameliorate this looming situation and prepare for how we will live in a post-energy world and its civilization. A whole new sustainable, localized and agricultural based civilization is needed; with a new mindset of cooperation and care, and harmonious social behavior, along with alternative fuels for a less fuel-hungry society."

 

 

OVERPOPULATION
Almost all ecological problems are directly or indirectly related to this.  See "Overpopulation.org"

             World population reached:

                1 billion in 1804,
                 2 billion in 1927 (123 years later)
                  3 billion in 1960 (33 years)
                   4 billion in 1974 (13 years)
                    5 billion in 1987 (12 years)
                     6 billion in 1999 (12 years)   .................  6.5 billion in 2007
                      7 billion in 2011 (12 years - projected)
                       8 billion in 2015 (3 years - projected)
                        10.7 (high), 8.9 (mid), 7.3 (low) billion projected for 2050


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