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What will you prefer after that, electricity or cycle or horse for transport?image

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Certainly not as soon as the chart you posted predicts.  The coal estimate is especially ridiculous; there are hundreds of years worth of known reserves of coal.

  • "The world will run out of oil in 10 years."
    • - U.S. Bureau of Mines (1914)
  • "The world will run out of oil in 13 years."
    • - U.S. Department of the Interior (1939 and 1950)
  • "The world will run out of oil and other fossil fuels by 1990."
    • - Paul Erlich, Limits to Growth (1973)
  • "The world will run out of oil in 2030, and other fossil fuels in 2050."
    • - Paul Erlich, Beyond the Limit (2002)


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Well i hope never will. Maybe some one will get a clue and leave some in the earth. And look how safe they make them. Free Energy and lets tear them down. 



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never. hydrocarbons are the most abundant compound in the universe.

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