Researcher writer at OurFiniteWorld.com
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Gail Tverberg is a researcher on subjects related to energy and the economy. Her background is as actuary, who did financial modeling for insurance companies, so she brings a different perspective to the question of how limits of a finite world affect the economy.

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EC Fossil Fuel Production Is Reaching Limits In A Strange Way
We need a new, very inexpensive energy source that buyers will willingly pay a disproportionately high price for right now, not 20 or 50 years from now.
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EC Reaching The End Of Early Stimulus – What’s Ahead?
Many people thought that COVID-19 would be gone with a short shutdown. They also thought that the world’s economic problems could be cured with a six month “dose” of stimulus.
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EC Today’s Energy Predicament – A Look At Some Charts
We're in a strange situation today that most modelers have never really considered. Let me explain some of the issues I see.
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We Need To Change Our COVID-19 Strategy
We would like to think that we can eliminate COVID-19, but doing so is far from certain. The medical system has not been successful in eliminating HIV/AIDS or influenza; the situation with COVID-19 may be similar.
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EC Why A Great Reset Based On Green Energy Isn’t Possible
Let’s look at a few of the misunderstandings that lead people to believe that the world economy can move to a Green Energy future.
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HH COVID-19 And The Economy: Where Do We Go From Here?
The COVID-19 story keeps developing. How vigorously should we be fighting COVID-19? The story is more complex than most people understand.
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ACGPF Accell Group NV Heerenveen
AMRC Ameresco Inc.
BGC General Cable Corporation
CCJ Cameco Corporation
COP ConocoPhillips
CVX Chevron Corporation
DTO DB Crude Oil Double Short ETN
FF FutureFuel Corp.
HASI Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital
IWM iShares Russell 2000 Index Fund
JXI iShares S&P Global Utilities Sector Index Fund
MCQPF CAPSTONE INFRAS CORP
MIXT MiX Telematics Limited
NFYEF NEW FLYER INDS INC
OIL iPath B S&P GSCI Crude Oil TR ETN
PBW PowerShares WilderHill Clean Energy Portfolio
PW Power Reit
PW-PA Power REIT 7.75% Series A Cumul
SU Suncor Energy Inc.
TRSWF TransAlta Renewables Inc.
UCO ProShares Ultra Bloomberg Crude Oil
USO United States Oil Fund, LP
XOI NYSE ARCA OIL & GAS INDEX
XOM Exxon Mobil Corporation
YLCO Global X YieldCo Index ETF
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Latest Posts
Introduction To The “World’s Fragile Economic Condition”
I will be giving a presentation to a group of casualty actuaries on September 17 called “The World’s Fragile Economic Condition.”
Supplemental Energy Puts Humans In Charge
Energy is a subject that is greatly misunderstood.

Work Experience

Director of Energy Economics
Director of Energy Economics
February 2013 - Present (7 years 10 months)

Provide view of future energy economics, and how space solar will fit in.

Researcher
Our Finite World
November 2010 - Present (10 years 1 month)

Author of educational web site which offers a broad perspective on the challenges we are facing in energy, mineral extraction, food, population, climate, and financial areas, as we reach world limits. The focus of the site is on original research, particularly related to energy and the economy.

Contributor--Editor
TheOilDrum.com
June 2007 - September 2013 (6 years 5 months)

Helped select and edit articles appearing on the energy website, The Oil Drum. Authored many articles under the name "Gail the Actuary."

Education

University of Illinois at Chicago
MS
1968 / 1970
Mathematics

Publications

Our Finite World
Gail Tverberg
Gail Tverberg

Exploring how oil limits affect the economy.