Tuesday, October 14, 2008

The prophet of $500 oil (cont.) - Sep. 22, 2008


Simmons believes that a radical change in the way we live is inevitable. "We should basically be going back to creating a village economy, so that we really reduce the energy intensity of how we live," he says. "We need bigtime conservation, not feel-good conservation. Make things where they're used. You'll end long-distance commuting, and we have the tools to do that now with webcams. Grow food locally. Grow food in your backyard. If they're not commuting, people will have time to do that."



The prophet of $500 oil (cont.) - Sep. 22, 2008


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