Monday, November 30, 2009

The Coming Global Oil Crisis

Sometimes complex truths become more clear when we put them in very simple terms. Around the world, political leaders are still living in the delusion that we have time on our hands to find sensible alternatives to oil. But global oil production has peaked.

Especially for the USA, the automobile is our nemesis. In the 21st century it is a travesty that it takes 4,000 pounds of metal to move 200 pounds of people. That's only 5% efficient!

See also Our Petroleum Predicament , which presents an editorial from the November 1976 issue of Fishing Facts.

h/t to The Commentator

1 comment:

  1. Not to mention the stranglehold oil policy has on our foreign policy. If only we could burn Republicans for energy...


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