Links tagged with “oil”
What Happened at the Macondo Well? by Peter Maass | The New York Review of Books
I like the parallels drawn between the oil and banking industries: “lax government regulation, corporate profits despite the risks, a fawning press”, disasters blamed on rogue companies rather than industry-wide problems.
Google Trends: “peak oil”
Peak Peak Oil.
LRB · Rebecca Solnit · Diary
If you’re feeling too happy, well worth a read. “A bayou redneck told him: ‘Osama fuckin’ bin Laden could not have imagined, planned or executed more devastation than BP has.’”
Dailymotion - The Daily Show: An Energy-Independent Future - a News & Politics video
Just in case you were even slightly optimistic after Obama promised US energy independence. They’ve been saying that for at least 36 years. Thirty. Six. Years.