[ExI] Whatever happened to peak oil by 2020?

Mike Dougherty msd001 at gmail.com
Tue May 7 22:38:52 UTC 2013

On Tue, May 7, 2013 at 12:05 PM, spike <spike at rainier66.com> wrote:
> We box ourselves in with our traditional notions, such as a wind turbine
> with huge electric cables carrying power to population centers.  Long cables
> waste power and use resources to manufacture.  Wind power is capricious, and
> it is noisy and ugly.  Solution: put the wind turbines out in Wyoming where
> there is not much of anything but coal, lots of coal.  Build factories that

I really thought you were going to suggest eliminate cables by using
wind turbines to receive wind... but when there is no wind, you'd use
coal to power turbines that send wind.  Yeah, i know that's silly...
but it's an amusing picture of wasted effort.

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