Tuesday, December 27, 2011

*Albertan, Tired of Her Tap Water Catching Fire, Sues:

by Andrew Nikiforuk, Today, TheTyee.ca

Vaclav Smil, one of Canada's smartest energy experts, calls "unrestrained energy use in affluent societies" a dangerous habit.

Just imagine a 50 kilogram Filipino nanny driving a 5,000 kilogram SUV through the traffic clogged streets of Calgary to purchase a litre of candy for her obese white charges and, well, you've got asnapshot of civilization's bankrupt energy aspirations....continued...