03 Apr '11, 1pm

This Peak Oil Clock is Absolutely Terrifying : TreeHugger via @TreeHugger

Some clocks tell us the time and others stir us to rise each morning. This Peak Oil Clock , on the other hand, offers something far more alarming than that -- counting up the rate in which the world is consuming petrol , and counting down to the unsustainable future . But can it draw us from our collective slumber to face this inevitable reality? I mean, just watch those numbers roll: a dizzying blur of barrels of oil pumped from the ground and coughed into the atmosphere , funding tyrants and potentially undermining empires , giving us our fix for energy while dirtying the face of the planet itself . Just watch it for a while -- perhaps you too will hear a wake-up call. It's been ringing for a while now, so we should probably get down to business. (Created by

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