You hear a lot of dire warnings about peak oil these days, and the
pickle well be in once the last drop of crude is squeezed from the
Northern Michigan has hosted many prophets of peak oils impending
disaster, including James Kunstler, who wrote The Long Emergency:
Surviving the End of the Oil Age, Climate Change, and Other Converging
Catastrophes. Recently, environmental consultant Nicole Foss was in
the region, sharing some views on what to do when our oil-based
economy goes up in smoke.