Monday, February 04, 2008

What If: The Oil Runs Out

A watershed event has made its way to mainstream teevee. (well sort of...,)

The Science Channel is running a 60 minute special that actually does a pretty good job of depicting some of what is yet (soon?) to come.

Check your local listings then check out this show.

Slowly a consensus has emerged. Oil, the lifeblood of modern societies, is going to peak then decline irreversibly. Oil will be used for decades to come, but the era of surplus, conventional oil is ending, and we are not prepared.