27 Mar '13, 3pm

Our Energy Predicament in Charts

"Is it possible to fix our current situation?" Words of wisdom from the Navy: "...we have concentrated most heavily on energy efficiency because the cleanest and most sustainable BTU—the one not used—is truly our best investment. If you jump to alternative fuels without first optimizing your energy use, all you’re accomplishing is to power your overconsumption......" Rear Admiral Philip Cullom Director US Navy Task Force Energy Energy and Environmental Readiness Division (OPNAV N45) “…there is nothing man can do to rebuild exhausted fossil fuel reserves. They were created by solar energy 500 million years ago and took eons to grow to their present volume.” “In the face of the basic fact that fossil fuel reserves are finite, the exact length of time these reserves will last is important in only one respect: the longer they last, the more time do we have, to invent ways of l...

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Our Energy Predicament in Charts

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