Charles C. Mann on Peak Oil

The idea that we’ll soon run out of fossil fuel is both popular and frightening. But is it accurate? Orion editor Andrew Blechman speaks with Charles C. Mann, who argues that the premise of “peak oil” is not only false, but a dangerous distraction from a much bigger problem: climate change. Mann’s essay on the topic, “Peak Oil Fantasy,” appears in the September/October 2015 issue of the magazine.


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