9 Things You Didn’t Know About The Gulf OilDisaster That Could Save Millions of Lives
Jed Diamond, Ph.D. has been a health-care professional for the last45 years. He is the author of 9 books, including
. He offers counseling to men, women, andcouples in his office in California or by phone with people throughoutthe U.S. and around the world. To receive a Free E-book on Men’sHealth and a free subscription to Jed’s e-newsletter go towww.MenAlive.com.
“This is what the end of the oil age looks like,” saysPost-Carbon Institute fellow Richard Heinberg.“The cheap, easy petroleum is gone; from now on,we will pay steadily more and more for what we putin our gas tanks—more not just in dollars, but inlives and health, in a failed foreign policy thatspawns foreign wars and military occupations, andin the lost integrity of the biological systems thatsustain life on this planet.”The only solution is to do proactively, and sooner,what we will end up doing anyway as a result of resource depletion and economic, environmental,and military ruin:
end our dependence on the stuff
.Everybody knows we must do this. Even a recentAmerican president (an oil man, it should be noted)admitted that “America is addicted to oil.” Will welet this addiction destroy us, or will we overcome it?