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There is, given the political will to establish a level playing field between unsustainable, non-renewable power and sustainable, renewable power, ample electricity.

Indeed, given the roughly 10:1 advantage of electric freight rail over diesel trucks in terms of enegry efficiency for long distance freight transport, we don't even need "lots" of electricity to transport food.

Its that political will that is the binding constraint.

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 Sun Jul 20th, 2008 at 04:28:15 PM EST
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