Peak oil and energy policy--a critique

Energy policy has frequently been based upon assumptions about future oil prices. At the end of the 1970s it was assumed oil prices would continue to rise. Now a similar assumption pervades policy design. This article critiques the peak oil hypotheses which lie behind these forecasts and policy beli...

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Volume: 27
Main Author: Helm, Dieter
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: Oxford University Press 2011
published in: Oxford Review of Economic Policy Vol. 27; no. 1; pp. 68 - 91
Data of publication: 2011
Series: Oxford Review of Economic Policy
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: RePEc
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