OT two+ buck a gallon gas AAARRRGGGGHHH
jbv.silences at Club-Internet.fr
Thu Mar 18 09:18:56 CST 2004
> I was skeptical about peak oil, so I started reading everything I could
> find on it last year. I found that estimates vary broadly, with some
> doom-and-gloomers saying we already passed it in 1999, and one lone
> researcher (funded by the oil industry) who claimed it was 50 years out.
> The overwhelming majority of researchers suggest 10 to 30 years, with
> most of those betting on 20.
> Oil is a finite commodity, so it's not a question of when peak oil will
> occur, but when.
This is a terrible remark : it actually means that the search
for alternate (and hopefully clean) energy sources will start
seriously ONLY when peak oil will be reached...
when ecologists started to ring the bell about pollution and
related topics more than 30 years ago...
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