Drill baby drill has become a common catcall at political events this election season.
Last week’s column explored the options for powering vehicles when supplies of imported petroleum and products start to decline. At present it appears that biofuels, natural gas, and electricity are the only alternatives that will be available in large deliverable, quantities in the next ten or 20 years. While […]
Democratic Presidential candidate Barack Obama is slated to hold a large open-air rally in Falls Church’s Cherry Hill Park on the afternoon of Sunday, Feb. 10, according to News-Press sources. The rally will come two days before the Virginia primary election. Sources say it is being organized on the model […]
As 2007 winds down, it is good time to review some of the major issues that those of us following the peak oil story are watching closely.
Other than the war in Iraq, the environment and global warming are the most problematic issues facing our country. Thanks in large part to Al Gore’s advocacy and the film An Inconvenient Truth catching the public’s attention, however, the green movement is finally back in vogue after a decade on […]
Last summer the Commonwealth of Virginia began work on a state Energy Plan in response to legislation adopted in the 2006 General Assembly session. Now it would be nice to think this plan was developed in response to the looming threat of peak oil, but sadly this is not the […]