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  • It just depends on who you ask: []

    This isn't the article I first saw, but it was the first one I could find again.

  • A senior Saudi Oil Minister once said "We didn't run out of stones before we left the stone age, and I don't expect we'll run out of oil before we leave the oil age" - or something like that.

    We don't need mineral petroleum oil to run cars and such, we could switch to oil-seed rape based bio-diesel now, there is plenty of that to go around. There would be a fairly major cost implication for the exploration and refining industry, but it's a viable option.

    A bigger problem could be the other uses we make of

    -- "It's not magic, it's work..."
  • Folks who have been following this issue since the early '70s (with the publication of Limits to Growth) rolled into Jay Hanson's "dieoff" (Google for location) site on the WWW in the late '90s and when that got too depressing moved on to the "energy resources" group and when that got too depressing moved on to the "selfish genes" list which in a way explains the course of events with respect to this issue. There's a think tank in Washington, D.C. devoted to future 'dieoff' scenarios (the earth is over-popu
    Not knowing what to do, they do what they know . . .