RE: [DMCForum] Re: the EV1... vs Diesel
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RE: [DMCForum] Re: the EV1... vs Diesel



I already replied to the numbers for drilling ANWR and other places.  But,
why do we need to stop using oil?  If we completely, 100%, stop using
foreign oil why wouldn't that be ok?  Any other future source of power we
find, unless we can discover the ZPM and it is truly harmless, will still
have some people complaining about how that is endangering us or people are
doing back room deals to get rich or that someone made too much money from
it.

 

I read a study not too long ago, but can't find it right now, where they are
saying oil is not just from dinos but is constantly being made by the earth.
If it is a renewable energy source, why not use it?  Even more so, if it is
renewable and does so on its own?

 

Greg

 

 

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From: DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf
Of jonheese
Sent: Wednesday, September 12, 2007 1:42 PM
To: DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [DMCForum] Re: the EV1... vs Diesel

 

Yeah, I can go for that.

But keep in mind that we already do drill for oil and NG here. There
are 3 oil derricks within 3 miles of my house (I live in Houston). 
>From what I've read (sorry, I can't find the report right now), the
amount of oil expected to come out of ANWR would only compose about
25% of our domestic petroleum production. That means it would only be
a 50% increase, domestically speaking.

I'm not against drilling in ANWR, but I do think it's a very small
band-aid on a very big problem.

Regards,
Jon Heese

--- In DMCForum@yahoogroup <mailto:DMCForum%40yahoogroups.com> s.com, "Ryan
Wright" <ryanpwright@...> wrote:
>
> Jon,
> 
> On 9/12/07, jonheese <jonheese@...> wrote:
> >
> > The answer is not to desperately empty the cupboard, the answer is to
> > find other sources of energy.
> 
> The answer is both, IMHO. I think we need to be drilling at home
> immediately to reduce our oil imports while we work on a useful
> alternative energy source. There are millions of oil burning cars on
> the road and they aren't going away anytime soon. Even if we stopped
> selling them today, there are still going to be millions on the roads
> in 15 more years. So we need to be able to power them and it would be
> best if we did so of our own accord, instead of importing from
> unstable countries.
> 
> Granted we'll never eliminate our dependence on foreign oil but at
> least we could reduce it. At the same time we need to be pushing as
> hard as we can to get off of oil all together.
> 
> -Ryan





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