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Old 2013-02-24, 14:51   Link #320
formerly ogon bat
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Mexico
Age: 47
Originally Posted by Solace View Post
While oil is still generating billions a year in profits, there is no political motivation to move away from it.
We have hit the jackpot! As a movie with Robert De'Niro said "Why dogs wag the tail? Because if tails were smarter, they would wag the dog!". Big oil dictates Washington's agenda when it should be Washington moving big capitals towards a future that is NOT a dead end.

But even if we "solved" the energy problem, we still have to deal with the finite materials that make up the rest of our production chain.
There are two answers, in the short term we must learn to recycle. In the long term we must start to harvest those yummy asteroids
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