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"The book is a great read, and one that should be required for anyone with a long-term interest in Canadian energy, transportation, manufacturing or agriculture."
— The Globe and Mail
"Jeff Rubin is not your typical eggheaded senior economist.... And the controversy that has dogged his work is about to hit the boiling point.... So get set. If Jeff Rubin says something is coming, you better listen. Love him or hate him."
— Canadian Business
"Should be mandatory reading for all corporate executives."
— National Post --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Jeff Rubin is the chief economist and chief strategist at CIBC World Markets. He was one of the first economists to accurately predict soaring oil prices back in 2000 and is now one of the world’s most sought-after energy experts. He lives in Toronto.See all Editorial Reviews
I read this book a few years ago and was very skeptical at the time of Jeff Rubin's predictions. Rubin makes the classic mistake of underestimating how the power of human... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Roger Swierstra
Jeff Rubin was the chief economist at CIBC World Markets for 20 years, and one of the first to point to the economic consequences of peak oil. Read morePublished 21 months ago by David Last
Rubin has a quick-reading style and does a good job of explaining why the human economy is crashing into the limits of nature. Read morePublished on March 12, 2013 by AJ CA
Very readable but it all could be said in a book half this length. Why do authors think they need to repeat details and expand on what they have already told us to get their... Read morePublished on February 1, 2013 by Graham Palmer
Well my review won't be too favourable but I bought this for a course I was taking in university. It's one of those books that tries to scare people with panic. Read morePublished on November 20, 2012 by G. Manuel
very easy to read with wonderful entertaining anecdotes but at the same time provocative and compelling. I'm looking forward to his next bookPublished on November 3, 2012 by john mackenzie
The book is amazing. The research is top drawer, and the way he places the context is also very well done. I disagree with his conclusions however. Read morePublished on August 17, 2012 by harrisja
I know, the sky is falling, the sky is falling. As I write this, three, count 'em, three years after this book was published, oil is languishing at $80 a barrel, and will probably... Read morePublished on June 21, 2012 by Pepi