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QUOTE O’ THE DAY
"It is not possible to continue infinite consumption and infinite population growth on a finite planet.”
-- Michael Ruppert, WSJ, 4/11/09
Published on 28 Mar 2007 by Energy Bulletin. Archived on 28 Mar 2007.
GAO report on peak oil to be releasedby Lisa Wright:
Washington, DC -- Congressmen Roscoe Bartlett (R-MD) and Tom Udall (D-NM), co-chairmen of the Congressional Peak Oil Caucus, announce a Capitol Hill news conference on Thursday, March 29, 2007 between 11:30 am and 12:00 noon in HC-9 of the Capitol to discuss the release of an embargoed GAO report.
The report will reveal the United States is particularly vulnerable and the United States federal government is unprepared to respond to severe consequences from an increasing risk of significant disruptions to world oil supplies from peak oil and other above ground political and economic factors.
When: Thursday, March 29, 2007
Where: HC-9, Capitol
Time: 11:30 am -12:00 noon
Members of Congress participating in the Capitol Hill news conference:
Rep. Roscoe Bartlett (R-MD), co-chair, Congressional Peak Oil Caucus
Rep. Tom Udall (D-NM), co-chair, Congressional Peak Oil Caucus
Other news conference participant speaker:
Mark E. Gaffigan, Acting Director, Natural Resources & Environment Team
U.S. Government Accountability Office
Could this be day the US wakes up to PO
Jack wrote:I look forward to the report with considerable eagerness - but, in my opinion, Americans will remain willfully unaware of peak oil.
Keep in mind - Growth is, perhaps, even more American than apple pie. And I suspect that the implications of peak will not sink in until the demise of growth is accepted.
That won't be easy, nor will it be quick.
americandream wrote:How many barrels of oil did it take to fire up your tin man suit btw?
pup55 wrote:If a blonde with giant artificial breast implants is hired to conduct the news conference, then suddenly and mysteriously expires on the podium, I would say it has a chance.
seldom_seen wrote:What? I can't hear you? Speak up will you. Sorry I'm replacing the muffler on my GMC Yukon and it's kind of loud. Huh? A GAO report on...whos G A O? Hey listen call me later cause I have to get this fixed so I can tow the Jet Skis down to the lake...a peak oil? Seldom you nut you always read crazy shit on the internet. Don't worry they have some sort of contingency plan...what do you mean whose they? They, I mean you know the oil companies or whoever Bill Gates. Shut up you dick, here have a beer.
...an embargoed GAO report...
Zardoz wrote:...an embargoed GAO report...
Anybody know what that's all about?
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