What Are Our Alternatives, If Fossil Fuels Are a Problem?

1. I love my SUV. Why can’t we continue to use oil and gas as in the past?

George W. Bush has given us one reason why we need to make changes – Unstable foreign oil supply. Al Gore has given us another reason – Climate change.

There is a third reason that trumps the first two – WE DON’T REALLY HAVE A CHOICE. Demand for both oil and natural gas continues to rise each year, as the result of China, India and other countries wanting to adopt a lifestyle more like that in the United States. As we saw in Oil Quiz – Test Your Knowledge, world oil supply is likely to decline in the near future. With demand increasing and supply decreasing, there is certain to be a significant gap in the not too distant future. Continue reading