Epic debate: Amory Lovins vs. Charles C. Mann on the future of oil

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Over the past few weeks, The Atlantic has been host to a public debate between Charles C. Mann and Amory B. Lovins about the future of oil and renewable energy and whether we'll see a decline in the use of petroleum and other hydrocarbons any time soon. The back and forth is quite fascinating, and extensive, defying summarization, and so I encourage you to read the whole thing if you have some free time.

Here's the chronology (so far):

-April 24, 2013: What If We Never Run Out of Oil?

-May 13, 2013: It Doesn't Matter If We Never Run Out of Oil: We Won't Want to Burn It Anymore

-May 14, 2013: No, Really: We're Going to Keep Burning Oil—and Lots of It

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