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  • Whistleblower Claims IEA Is Downplaying Peak Oil
    By on November 10, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    Yesterday the Guardian ran a story based on two anonymous sources inside the International Energy Agency who claimed that the agency had distorted key figures on oil reserves. “The world is much closer to running out of oil than official estimates admit, according to a whistleblower at the [IEA] who claims it has been deliberately underplaying a looming shortage for fear of triggering panic buying. The senior official claims the US has played an influential (more…)