Richard Duncan-Olduvai Theory (update 2007)
1. The exponential growth of world energy production ended in 1970.
2. U.S. e intervals anticipate Olduvai e intervals: (1) growth, (2) stagnation, and (3)terminal decline.
3. The terminal decline of industrial civilization will begin circa 2008-2012.
4. Brownouts and blackouts are reliable leading indicators of terminal decline.
5. World population will decline proximate with e.