Monthly Archives: November 2015

China’s One Child Policy: Overwhelmed By Increased Affluence

The classic I.P.A.T. (Ecological Impact = Population * Affluence * Technology) equation very succinctly sums up the problem that humanity faces. Growth in both the number of people on the planet, and the level of affluence per person (I use … Continue reading

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Oil Price Dynamics In A Constrained World

Oil is a globally traded commodity, where there is generally little variation in price between different locations. Given this, a highly simplified model of global oil prices would look something like this: Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

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