Decouple podcast: Doomberg on fossil fuel feedstocks and Haber-Bosch have-nots

Doomberg, the anonymous author of the popular Substack publication on energy, finance, and the economy at-large, walks us through their recent piece titled “Farmers on the Brink.”

“Never have we been more certain in our beliefs while fervently wishing that we are wrong,” is how Doomberg describes their prediction of widespread food shortages following the “perfect storm” of record gas prices, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, and skyrocketing costs for virtually every important farming input, such as fertilizers, herbicides, propane and diesel fuel. Who will get hurt, who will be fine, and at what cost?