I stumbled on this article today and…wow.

It’s long but well worth reading. It is thorough, well-written, and balanced.

To sum up: there’s good news and bad news.

The good news is that climate change is probably not as big a deal as we might believe.

The bad news is the reason why. We are using fossil fuels so fast and in such great quantities that it will become less and less economically viable to extract them starting, well, about now… with the likelihood that demand will outstrip supply around 2030. There aren’t enough fossil fuels left to destroy the planet with CO2 emissions.

If you think last year’s gas prices were bad, hang on. It’s all downhill from here.

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