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PVnRT Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Feb-03-04 10:34 PM
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31. Excellent idea
I don't think you can completely get rid of the dependency on oil in 10 years, but you could easily issue a challenge saying that we should, say, reduce it by 75%. Keep in mind that with things like cars, not everyone will be able to upgrade.
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  -The American people and Peak Oil. Beaker  Feb-03-04 12:25 PM   #0 
  - Good idea, Beaker...  ixion   Feb-03-04 12:31 PM   #1 
  - Having just moved from Portland to Minneapolis  Lydia Leftcoast   Feb-03-04 12:36 PM   #3 
     - Well they WERE going to build up a light rail system  worldgonekrazy   Feb-03-04 12:40 PM   #4 
     - Pawlenty supports it, I think. He's kind of hamstrung by having  mn9driver   Feb-03-04 01:19 PM   #11 
     - 'bad tempered'? Now there's an understatement. :)  Serenity-NOW   Feb-03-04 03:06 PM   #22 
  - I'm all for it!  BlueEyedSon   Feb-03-04 12:34 PM   #2 
  - Thermal depolymerization - turning waste into oil!  TXlib   Feb-03-04 12:42 PM   #5 
  - Now that's a movie  AG78   Feb-03-04 01:10 PM   #8 
  - More On Peak Oil Here  mhr   Feb-03-04 12:44 PM   #6 
  - Carter tried that. And he was seen as "negative"  maggrwaggr   Feb-03-04 12:58 PM   #7 
  - The meow speech  megatherium   Feb-03-04 01:46 PM   #15 
  - Could be the defining issue in the election.  Old and In the Way   Feb-03-04 01:11 PM   #9 
  - I understand that Kerry is onboard with this idea  jokerman2004   Feb-03-04 01:19 PM   #10 
  - Absolutely, we need to start a program  JellyBean1   Feb-03-04 01:25 PM   #12 
  - Before oil runs out ,it will be over 50$ a barrel so it will once  NoKingGeorge   Feb-03-04 01:26 PM   #13 
  - those wells aren't bottomless-  Beaker   Feb-03-04 01:51 PM   #17 
  - shale oil?  megatherium   Feb-03-04 02:14 PM   #19 
     - shale requires massive strip mining  maggrwaggr   Feb-03-04 03:00 PM   #21 
        - Both Shales & Sands also require a hell of a lot of water, too  hatrack   Feb-03-04 08:48 PM   #25 
  - the answer is not to find more oil!  maxsolomon   Feb-03-04 01:30 PM   #14 
  - who implied that it was?  Beaker   Feb-03-04 01:49 PM   #16 
  - nukes too?  megatherium   Feb-03-04 02:07 PM   #18 
     - that's what worries me  maggrwaggr   Feb-03-04 02:58 PM   #20 
  - This topic got me wondering about Tesla's experiments  Serenity-NOW   Feb-03-04 03:21 PM   #23 
  - Tesla did some strange things in Boulder, CO  JellyBean1   Feb-03-04 08:38 PM   #24 
     - Tesla's dream  Astarho   Feb-03-04 10:15 PM   #28 
  - For now the government wants us oil dependent  Nikia   Feb-03-04 09:20 PM   #26 
  - I agree with you 100%  maggrwaggr   Feb-03-04 10:21 PM   #30 
  - The war is about oil  BeFree   Feb-03-04 09:37 PM   #27 
  - It's all in how you package it.  brokensymmetry   Feb-03-04 10:16 PM   #29 
  - Excellent idea  IAmJacksSmirkingRevenge   Feb-03-04 10:34 PM   #31 
  - dead on  leftofthedial   Feb-03-04 10:41 PM   #32 

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