28 Aug '12, 3pm

Fantastic @PostCarbon video about what little oil we have left and why we can't afford to use it: #350ppm

In recent months we've seen a spate of articles, reports, and op-eds claiming that peak oil is a worry of the past thanks to so-called "new technologies" that can tap massive amounts of previously inaccessible stores of "unconventional" oil. "Don't worry, drive on," we're told. But as Post Carbon Institute Senior Fellow Richard Heinberg asks in this short video, what's really new here? "What's new is high oil prices and … the economy hates high oil prices." WE NEED YOUR HELP SHARING THIS VIDEO Email the video to everyone you think needs to watch it Share it through your social networks Send it to your elected officials We can fall for the oil industry hype and keep ourselves chained to a resource that's depleting and comes with ever increasing economic and environmental costs, or we can recognize that the days of cheap and abundant oil (not to mention coal and natural gas)...

Full article: http://www.postcarbon.org/blog-post/1083449-don-t-worry-t...

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