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10/13/2000

You’ve heard a lot that

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You’ve heard a lot that man hunted big game, such as the mammoth, to extinction. Or that a sudden catastrophic event killed them off. Maybe it was niether. Perhaps man or the scavengers that followed introduced viruses that did the job.

Walter Yongquist, Chair Emeritus of

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Walter Yongquist, Chair Emeritus of the Department of Geology at the University of Oregon, wrote a nice piece titled Myths and Realities of Mineral Resources. By and large an even-handed view, he shows that we have a real problem with energy reserves, but both “big oil” and “the greens” are using half-truths and fallacies to push their views.