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Forget Peak Oil (For A Moment…)

Even taking peak oil off the table, gas is going to get really expensive for Americans – and soon.  This will damage the national economy, but it will really hurt the average person, especially here in Kentucky.  We are the 6th most vulnerable state to gas price increases – meaning we have a combination of low wages and we drive more.  Our chosen pattern of auto dependent communities are not only soul destroying ugly, they will also make us poorer.

China will be the world’s largest car market this year.  Consumers there will buy over a million more cars than will be sold in the USA.  And right now only  a few million of the 1.3 billion people in China have cars…. Continue reading

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