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Old 05-22-2018, 05:04 PM   #1808 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by freebeard View Post
Right now we have an energy wealth that can build big things like wind turbines and reactors and dams. But we are not building fossil fuel's replacement fast enough because we are stuck in big debt and a free market system that can only use energy according to what is most profitable. Including things like luxury cruise ships, luxury high rise buildings, sports stadiums, and gaining digits which can never be spent in 100 lifetimes in the already filthy rich's bank accounts.
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When the price of liquid fuel is 5X in 30 years we will be stuck in an energy trap just struggling to grow enough food that anyone can afford with no surplus to invest in adding hydro or installing giant wind turbines and 1,000's of miles of wire.