October 18, 2011

Peak Oil Brigade is Marching Towards Bad Policy

Dieter Helm, Guardian News

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It is almost always a mistake to assume you know where energy bills are going. This is especially true for secretaries of state, and energy policy should never be based upon assuming you know what the future will bring. Unfortunately, it is the new conventional wisdom and an assumption prevalent across much of Europe. . .

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