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Doomers are Peakniks that believe peak oil is going to lead to economic collapse, societal disruption, international tension, even war. Doomers will argue for hours that there is no technical or social solution. For them, agriculture’s dependence on oil suggests an inevitable Malthusian Catastrophe. Disaster lies ahead! There be dragons! Except this is not about medieval sailors marking the edge of the map, but sceptical, diligent scientists marking the limits of our ability to adapt to an oil depleted world.