Apparently, the topic of Peak Oil is now becoming discussed more and more within the environmental movement as an alternative reason for a change to a more sustainable society. As peak oil and the limitations of available fossil energy resources will significantly affect society and its ability to affect the environment, it is great to see that this also is discussed by the environmental movement.
Rex Weyler, author, ecologist, and long-time Greenpeace member, writes the following:
“As the era of cheap liquid fuels draws to an end, everything about modern consumer society will change. Likewise, developing societies pursuing the benefits of globalization will struggle to grow economies in an era of scarce liquid fuels. The most localized, self-reliant communities will experience the least disruption.”
Read more in his blog: Deep Green