[ExI] THE END for fossil power

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Fri Apr 1 13:58:13 UTC 2011

On Thu, Mar 31, 2011 at 09:25:01PM -0600, Kelly Anderson wrote:

> Now one thing I found very concerning, and I hope it is not right is
> that the US is now a net coal importer. That has geopolitical impact
> that goes beyond whether we are imminently running out of coal. The
> other thing that was truly disconcerting is how fast China was going
> through their supplies. I'd like to see some more mainstream numbers
> on China's usage, and reserves before commenting further... it is
> interesting though.

What I find quite concerning is how few people find peak fossil concerning.

The typical reactions are either ignorance, or denial. That worked
well enough in the last ~40 years, but we don't have another 40 years. 

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