Ominous headlines for the slow end of summer
In spite of expecting all this, it's quite something to behold. I discovered a couple of months ago that a Swedish journalist acquaintance wrote a book about the end of oil. Planning to pick her brains soon, she must be better prepared than most for the fallout.
Here in the UK, heading to France in October. Survival isn't an issue presently, but considering all the signs and reading your piece... dark times ahead as we venture into the Underworld. Aside from practical advice and community support, I feel we need to treat this mythologically. Its metaphors are astounding and the Greeks certainly had a handle on it. But where is Ray Harryhausen when you need him?
Thought this was an interesting take on energy https://ourfiniteworld.com/2022/07/28/the-worlds-self-organizing-economy-can-be-expected-to-act-strangely-as-energy-supplies-deplete/
The question is what will the European masses tolerate when hungry and cold? Can governments retain power?