January 29, 2006
|A Truly Stunning Graph||Energy Peak Oil|
As the Oil Drum says, this graph is a mind-blower:
Cement, of course, is used to make concrete, which in turn is used to make things like highways, factories, cities. All of which require enormous quantities of energy, both now (in their construction) and in the future (in their maintenance and use). If you think things are headed in a sustainable direction, look at that graph once more.