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Cuba’s transition from a peak- to a post-petroleum world

Excerpts from “The Power of Community: How Cuba Survived the Peak Oil Crisis” Cuba’s "Special Period" was an economic depression that began in 1991 after the collapse of Cuba’s primary sponsor, the USSR. The depression peaked by the mid-1990s and … Continue reading

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Food

"I believe that the great Creator has put ores and oil on this earth to give us a breathing spell. As we exhaust them, we must be prepared to fall back on our farms, which is God’s true storehouse and … Continue reading

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Biodiversity

Biodiversity is measured by the number of species present in a system [1]. It is not accurately quantified because we have discovered only 1.5-1.8 million species, less than half of the total estimated amount of between 3.6-100 million ([1], p. … Continue reading

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