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Maven Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-24-07 04:53 PM
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9. K/R. Time Magazine picked up this story recently
In addition to the History Channel "Megadisasters" piece.

So I guess it's getting some "mainstream" traction, finally.
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  -'$100 oil: the terrible truth' by David Strahan Breeze54  Nov-24-07 10:31 AM   #0 
  - Kick  NickB79   Nov-24-07 01:50 PM   #1 
  - Surprised me also....  Breeze54   Nov-24-07 04:43 PM   #5 
  - Its only a threat to civilization  Angela Shelley   Nov-26-07 11:22 AM   #45 
  - I drive a hybrid, so even $200 oil would not impact me much  Solar_Power   Nov-24-07 04:17 PM   #2 
  - All those trucks that transport food - are they hybrids too?  HypnoToad   Nov-24-07 04:42 PM   #4 
  - Excellent point; we can only do so much by cutting our personal  barb162   Nov-25-07 08:26 PM   #41 
  - Really? So only your car effects you?  Breeze54   Nov-24-07 04:45 PM   #6 
  - It will affect your ability to get Kotex obviously......  TalkingDog   Nov-24-07 06:48 PM   #20 
     - Which thread?  Breeze54   Nov-24-07 07:02 PM   #21 
        - Step 1: Gut a sheep...... a goat will do in a pinch, but unless you are bragging, no cows  TalkingDog   Nov-24-07 09:50 PM   #31 
        - Step 7 -  Breeze54   Nov-24-07 09:54 PM   #32 
           - Different outcome, same effect: Birth Control. n/t  TalkingDog   Nov-24-07 10:11 PM   #33 
              - LOL!  Breeze54   Nov-24-07 10:47 PM   #36 
        - What makes you think latex is non-biodegradable?  Tesha   Nov-26-07 01:15 PM   #47 
  - Hybrids will need to be incorporated into the mainstream...  Me_Shell   Nov-24-07 04:57 PM   #11 
  - Consumer demand is MUCH higher than it used to be because Americans drive EVERYWHERE  Leopolds Ghost   Nov-26-07 01:04 PM   #46 
  - Everything in this society is supported by a sea of oil.  Gregorian   Nov-24-07 07:22 PM   #22 
     - This should be an article all by itself!  Breeze54   Nov-24-07 08:04 PM   #24 
     - Thanks!  Gregorian   Nov-24-07 08:47 PM   #28 
     - small step - start a garden  kineneb   Nov-24-07 10:35 PM   #35 
  - Would that not be fraud, to grossly exaggerate?  HypnoToad   Nov-24-07 04:42 PM   #3 
  - I would think so but we're talking Cheney here!  Breeze54   Nov-24-07 04:46 PM   #7 
     - This has been going on since long before the *co admin. nt  gulfcoastliberal   Nov-24-07 06:45 PM   #19 
        - Ya think? lol  Breeze54   Nov-24-07 09:06 PM   #30 
        - The Caspian oil bust, which signaled peak oil was imminent  loindelrio   Nov-24-07 11:02 PM   #37 
           - Great Post!!  Breeze54   Nov-24-07 11:08 PM   #38 
           - Yep, thanks for that refresher. Carter spoke about the reality of a finite resource.  gulfcoastliberal   Nov-25-07 08:23 PM   #40 
  - For the US, I think it will ultimately mean the total uprooting of American infrastructure.  Selatius   Nov-24-07 04:50 PM   #8 
  - I think that is already happening...  Breeze54   Nov-24-07 04:55 PM   #10 
     - We could try to emulate Europe and build mass transit with electric bullet trains.  Selatius   Nov-24-07 05:03 PM   #13 
        - Yes, parking lots suck but bullet trains sound good!  Breeze54   Nov-24-07 05:10 PM   #15 
        - Some day, maybe burning the asphalt will be the best bet.  Tesha   Nov-26-07 01:20 PM   #48 
  - K/R. Time Magazine picked up this story recently  Harvey Korman   Nov-24-07 04:53 PM   #9 
  - I miss the History Channel.  Breeze54   Nov-24-07 04:58 PM   #12 
     - Here's the link, courtesy of the good people at The Oil Drum (where else?)  Harvey Korman   Nov-24-07 05:06 PM   #14 
        - Thanks !  Breeze54   Nov-24-07 05:11 PM   #16 
  - oh not to worry  NJCher   Nov-24-07 05:17 PM   #17 
  - Excellent discussion here  Orwellian_Ghost   Nov-24-07 06:26 PM   #18 
  - Here's the scariest graph ever - related to this topic:  TroubleMan   Nov-24-07 07:24 PM   #23 
  - There are already  Breeze54   Nov-24-07 08:07 PM   #25 
  - Peak Oil is not as big a problem some think  RadioactiveMan   Nov-24-07 08:07 PM   #26 
  - It's a huge problem for a debt-based and growth-based economy like we have.  TroubleMan   Nov-24-07 08:32 PM   #27 
  - If the problem was peak energy, I'd agree  RadioactiveMan   Nov-24-07 08:53 PM   #29 
  - But energy price will increase dramatically for food in the future.  barb162   Nov-25-07 08:28 PM   #42 
  - I ran a quick set of numbers on electrolysis vs. natural gas  wuushew   Nov-26-07 04:43 PM   #50 
  - There's the tinfoil hat belief that offshoring is preparation for peak oil too.  HypnoToad   Nov-24-07 10:17 PM   #34 
  - There IS a fundamental problem of lack of usable energy. PLEASE READ...  Leopolds Ghost   Nov-26-07 03:44 PM   #49 
  - Dude, seriously, you need to do some more research on this.  robertpaulsen   Nov-27-07 02:02 PM   #51 
  - Not peak oil, just the end of CHEAP oil...  JCMach1   Nov-25-07 01:36 AM   #39 
  - a hundred bucks a barrel is just the beginning n/t  barb162   Nov-25-07 08:29 PM   #43 
  - ..  loindelrio   Nov-26-07 11:19 AM   #44 
 

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