A Presidential Energy Policy by Michael C. Ruppert

By Michael C. Ruppert

Michael Ruppert addresses a few uncomplicated yet generally missed strategies when it comes to the serious position of oil and gasoline within the smooth global. First, they're finite assets, shaped within the geological earlier, accordingly topic to depletion. moment, they need to be came upon sooner than they are often produced. He then is going directly to tackle the broader implications spotting that there's a finite Oil Age. Many claims were made that new expertise will counter the normal decline, yet there's a sarcasm: the higher the expertise, the speedier the depletion. The booklet then turns to similar matters, together with international coverage and the invasion of Iraq, the hopes for renewable strength substitutes, the impression on farming and inhabitants, and the character of cash. The effect at the financial system is a crucial topic of the booklet. It offers emphasis to the U.S. state of affairs but additionally covers the broader global, finishing with twenty-five brilliant ideas in which the USA executive may perhaps react to the unfolding state of affairs.

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Carioca is a deep-sea find and deep-sea platforms and wells are very expensive, sometimes $150 million or more each, to drill. The second, third, and fourth etc. wells haven’t come in yet. For days, all I could do was bang my head against the desk as many of my gullible friends told me that this was proof that Peak Oil wasn’t real. They somehow didn’t notice that even Brazil itself had denied the outrageous claims. The Chinese, however, did not. In an April 14 story, entitled “Brazil’s Petrobras denies giant oil field discovery,” the Chinese news agency Xinhuanet wrote: RIO DE JANEIRO, April 14 (Xinhua) -- Brazil's state-owned oil company Petrobras denied Monday an earlier announcement of the discovery of a gigantic oil and gas field in southeastern Brazil.

Thus, if it became known that Saudi Arabia has entered decline it would rock the kingdom’s standing and signal to the whole world that humankind is in deep trouble. Within the Saudi kingdom, the repercussions would be ominous among a very poor population that is largely pacified with government subsidies that are already shrinking rapidly as the oil price has collapsed from late 2008 on. What the Saudis desperately need is a return to $100 a barrel or more. But is that what the American worker needs?

There are roughly 700 million internal-combustion powered vehicles on the planet; cars, trucks, ships and planes. According to a number of sources there are more than 250 million passenger vehicles in the United States alone. Not only do they emit greenhouse gases; they are literally made from oil. They do not just run on it. 2 All plastics and vinyl are made from oil. Oil is a vital component of paints, resins and adhesives used in automobile manufacture. And enormous quantities of oil, natural gas, and coal are required to construct a vehicle from raw materials.

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