A Call To Arms: Can This World Survive Without Fossil Fuels?

Posted: October 20, 2019 by oldbrew in alarmism, Energy, opinion
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One for the climate hotheads (and others) to ponder: ‘From one 42-gallon barrel of oil only about half is for fuels while the rest is used to manufacture the chemicals and by-products that are part of our daily lifestyles.’

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By Ronald Stein ~

“God, grant me the Serenity to accept the things I cannot change; the Courage to change the things I can change; and the Wisdom to know the difference.”

The afore-quoted Serenity Prayer came to mind while I was writing this because it seems applicable to the world’s citizens who are trying to attain the leadership roles in the save the environment movement before understanding the complexities of the energy picture depicted in the book Energy Made Easy and the advantages energy as a whole has provided humanity for the last couple of centuries.

Because developed countries have accomplished much in the last few centuries, they have a responsibility as caretakers for the only planet we live on right now. Understandably, it’s hard to imagine the billions of people in underdeveloped countries who have yet to experience anything like the industrial revolution and who are surviving without…

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Comments
  1. ivan says:

    The simple answer is NO.

    If the emotional idiots try it the will plunge the world back to before the dark ages. There have been many SF books written about such a future, not one of them any sensible person would want to live in, even the UN wouldn’t survive in such a world – so much for their One World Government..

  2. p.g.sharrow says:

    The thing I can not understand is that the people that demand we “Return to a simpler life” could not survive under those conditions. What do they think? That they could maintain their standard of living while those like me do without? or maybe 90% of the population would just vanish and they could survive unscathed. Fools! it takes millions of people just to make their cellphones work…pg

  3. stpaulchuck says:

    most of these warmist weenies are just sheeple looking for a parade to join. They have no personal bedrock within them. You see them endlessly texting or talking on their mobile phones because they are terrified to be —*ALONE*—. I’d feel sorry for them if they’d just stay off the public stage with their idiot crusades.

  4. Gamecock says:

    ‘A Call To Arms: Can This World Survive Without Fossil Fuels?’

    Sure, it will be fine. But the people will be screwed.*

    *Not George Carlin’s exact words, but close enough.

  5. hunterson7 says:

    The proposal to end fossil fuels ranks up high on the same list Pol Pot is on.

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