RE: Differing views of oil reserves

From: altamira (
Date: Tue Aug 08 2000 - 17:18:53 MDT

> Total US petroleum products consumption in 1989: 3.4E16 BTU.

Where'd you get this figure, Spike? I'd expect total consumption to be
higher now.

> Nowthen, if we all went with the new highly efficient hybrid fuel autos,
> our demand would drop dramatically. Furthermore, with appropriate
> GM, {both Genetic Modification and General Motors} totally renewable
> energy transportation is within our grasp. spike

Not to mention different lifestyles in which, for example, people didn't
drive as much as they do now. And in which people used landscaping that
didn't involve turf grasses that have to be mowed and watered (I wonder how
many BTU lawnmowers use each year).


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