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We will NOT find an alternative to energy dense, easily transportable conventional oil in time to sustain indefinate economic growth.

All alternative energies have one or more disadvantages that do not let them compete with cheap conventional oil.

Given our industrial civilization depends on massive amounts of cheap energy, the reliance on conventional oil is enormous.

The only quick solution I see is a drastic downscaling of economic activity.

Topics: energy

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    Feb 11 2013: We sure should replace conventional oil with alternative energies some day,
    But with all gigantic oil companies and investors and stuff, there is no hope to do it before it is late.
    I mean, someday oil becomes so expensive that no one uses it for energy, but for plastic, medicine etc.
    That time, people find it cheaper to leave oil and find other means, but until that time, it has no use to deal with oil companies about losing their binefits.
    Let economy do its work !

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