I watched A Crude Awakening yesterday and here are my notes and thoughts. This movie essentially makes the case for Peak Oil theory: that in recent years we have reached a plateau of worldwide production of oil and that oil production will go downhill from here. The movie presents the economic, political and sociological consequences in a truly apocalyptic vision, but even if like me, you believe in human technological creativity to get us out of this mess, I think it is worth watching to bring awareness of the issues and crisis that the end of cheap oil might bring about in the next 10 years, keeping in mind that noone has the ability to predict whether this transition to other technologies will be…