POWER TO THE PEOPLE – Herald Scotland | News | Home News   Leave a comment

“The interplay  of  natural disasters( like earthquakes), geopolitics, energy supplies and policies are demonstrated and discussed in this article. Despite much foreknowledge, the actions taken are still and greatly in the reactionary mode. May those with wisdom and authority move ahead strongly to implement the steps necessary to bring about a stable, sustainable and affordable energy mix to prevent further economic and environmental upheaval.”

 

There are now signs that governments around the world are taking the threat of Peak Oil – the terminal decline of global oil supplies – seriously. Peak oil means peak prices.

In the UK, the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, Chris Huhne, met with representatives from the UK Industry Taskforce on Peak Oil and Energy Security (ITPOES) . The group, which includes Scottish and Southern Energy’s Ian Marchant and Richard Branson, has been arguing for three years for proactive, rapid mobilisation against the threat of Peak Oil.

via POWER TO THE PEOPLE – Herald Scotland | News | Home News.

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Posted June 12, 2011 by arnoneumann in Energy

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