IN THE MAIL: Find oil substitutes now — or else
Published 01/18/2009, Grafton, N.D.
The black, oily blob of pure evil that once menaced the Star Trek crew may have a contemporary equivalent: Big Oil. Like Standard Oil a hundred years ago, today’s oil majors lobby for opportunities to write energy policy. The result has been price shocks, oil wars and ecocidal outpourings of greenhouse gas.Word count: 247