Our future as a country depends on our ability to plan ahead for the post-oil world.

UK Liberal Democrat MP Vince Cable appears to be the only politician to be saying it as it is and intuitively understands the need to reduce the resource intensity of society, to keep ahead of the oil curve.

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Oil – the next shock waiting in the pipeline

 

……………………..We squandered our oil reserves in the Eighties and Nineties when prices were very low.

There is still plenty of oil in the world but it is very expensive to produce – as in the vast Saudi-sized fields recently found off the coast of Brazil – or very dirty and polluting, like the Canadian ‘tar sands’…………..

……………..But our future as a country depends much more on our ability to plan ahead for the next oil shock and the post-oil world.

full article at http://www.dailymail.co.uk/debate/article-1191266/VINCE-CABLE-Oil–shock-waiting-pipeline.html

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