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Most oil executives have been perfectly well aware of the situation for a long, long time. It's politicians and their public that doesn't have a clue.

the pols are the ones guarding the bridge of understanding from the awakening plebs, while the fat cats make a getaway with the loot...

bla bla serious commitment...bla bla...time for action, not words, bla bla,

meanwhile continuing suicidal policies that perpetuate the status quo, till the last drop is squeezed...

ignorance is impotence...

'The history of public debt is full of irony. It rarely follows our ideas of order and justice.' Thomas Piketty

by melo (melometa4(at)gmail.com) on Sat Nov 10th, 2007 at 10:58:50 AM EST
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At least some politicians are peak oil aware, including the foreign minister of Sweden.

Peak oil is not an energy crisis. It is a liquid fuel crisis.
by Starvid on Sat Nov 10th, 2007 at 12:43:18 PM EST
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Oops, kind of like, if Mobutu was trying to run away from Congo ex-Zaire and found that everywhere was in the same utter shambles that Zaire was in.


I've been accused of being a Marxist, yet while Harpo's my favourite, it's Groucho I'm always quoting. Odd, that.
by BruceMcF (agila61 at netscape dot net) on Sat Nov 10th, 2007 at 12:57:10 PM EST
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