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Friday, September 30, 2005

Peak Oil Update: No doom and gloom here

The World Petroleum Congress has concluded on a note of reassurance and optimism, with experts sending out the message that there were still plenty of oil and gas reserves and also that efforts were on to reduce emissions.

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Blogger steve frisch said...

Thought you all might be interested in this link to a proposal by the Governor of Montana to invest in synthetic fuels derived from coal and the following series of questions about potential pitfalls.

http://www.nytimes.com/2005/10/03/opinion/03schweitzer.html?th&emc=th
by BRIAN SCHWEITZER

http://www.dailykos.com/story/2005/10/3/73438/6591

And a developing proposal for a Democratic energy policy. (I don't think there should be 'democratic' and 'republican' energy poliies by the way, I think there should be a coherent 'American' energy policy.

http://www.dailykos.com/story/2005/9/30/72615/0701

I have not made my mind up yet...I need more info and am still developing my own questions...but it is a good question.

I would have posted this as a new post by the way...but I don't know how to do that.

Mon Oct 03, 08:56:00 AM PDT  
Blogger Frederic Christie said...

Efforts such as the Kyoto Treaty, a vital economic AND ecological proposal. And while there are many oil and gas reserves, they are less than they were before, and if we do not cut usage, we will be using at double, triple or quadruple our rate.

Wed Oct 05, 12:07:00 AM PDT  

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