Leon Kolankiewicz

Peak Oil and Population

By Leon Kolankiewicz

Soaring crude oil and gasoline prices are setting new records nearly every week and raising the specter of “peak oil.” Peak oil simply means that sooner or later world oil production will hit a peak, and then begin an inevitable and irreversible decline as exploitable stocks are drawn down. Oil will continue to be produced for decades, but at decreasing rates. Gushers will become trickles.

More Mouths to Feed Means Less Land to Feed Them On

By Leon Kolankiewicz
April 17, 2008

Agricultural experts have warned for years that California’s most productive farmland is threatened by the state’s relentless population growth. Farmers and ranchers have expressed the same concern for decades.