In an op-ed published this month in the New York Times, Ralph Cavanagh, co-director of the energy program at the Natural Resources Defense Council, declares that our energy productivity and energy security are the best they’ve been since the 70’s. This opinion finds itself in stark contrast of those who think we need to construct the massive Keystone XL pipeline, or create a surge of oil and gas drilling, or start a nuclear power renaissance. Keep reading to learn more about Cavanagh’s article.
We acknowledge The Guardian newspaper for taking a stand on a serious issue we’re all soon to be confronting, “Peak Oil”.
Having just read Michael Ruppert’s Confronting Collapse, I find this article from The Guardian to be very timely – one that serves as a wake-up call for all of us, particularly those who play an important role in determining our energy future.
Do you think that today’s business leaders are aware of the potential impact of depleting oil on the world’s economic future?Tom Kemper is founder and president of Dolphin Blue, Inc. and is an activist in environmental causes.