Peak Resources Isn’t a Theory, Either

We’ve established that Peak Oil isn’t a theory. But, did you know that Peak Minerals and Peak Food aren’t theories, either?

No, they ARE NOT theories, and you need to come to terms with this because the decline in resources is going to have a dramatic impact upon your life. We have reached the Peak of Everything.

Gold, Silver, Tin, Platinum, Coal, Uranium and Rare Earths have all hit their peaks and are in decline. But, there’s worse.

Food has also reached its peak. Just take the inputs to food production like water. Did you know that fresh water availability in the US reached its peak in 1980?

Fish and Seafood has peaked.

Topsoil is in decline.

Natural Gas, a key component in fertilizer production, has peaked.

So far, the only thing that hasn’t peaked yet is Copper and Stupidity.

Are you ready for this?

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Graphs

Peak Metals

The Global Peak in Metal Production
The Global Peak in Metal Production

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Peak Food

Peak Food
Peak Food

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Peak Fish and Seafood

Peak Fish and Seafood
Peak Fish and Seafood

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Peak Food and Peak Soil

Peak Topsoil - Peak Food
Peak Topsoil – Peak Food

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Peak Water Model

Peak Water Model
Peak Water Model

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US Peak Water

US Peak Water
US Peak Water

Notice that we hit Peak Water in 1980.

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Take the time to watch this presentation by Will Martin at Cornell University, April 19, 2012:

The Slide Pack for this presentation can be found here:

Will Martin’s website can be found here:

http://www.peakoilproof.com/

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You really, really need to understand the implications of all this. Really.

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