By "Pintface" Pete Bogs/BogsBlog
The sinking of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig couldn’t have come at a better time, since President Obama recently (and inexplicably) announced plans to expand offshore oil drilling. Nothing like a high-profile environmental catastrophe in the Gulf of Mexico to remind us just how bad an idea that was and turn the tide of public opinion firmly against it.
Whether or not we have to rely on the Middle East for it, oil as an energy source is literally a dirty dinosaur. Can we finally get serious about developing alternative fuel sources?