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That affects the specifics of a political answer to resource austerity, but I think the general pattern stays the same: Rationing, refitting and adapting to resources you have instead of imported resources.

Sweden for example had (and have) a ton of hydro, lots of forest but no hydrocarbons to speak of.

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by A swedish kind of death on Sat Aug 4th, 2012 at 10:09:10 AM EST
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