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9 Things You Didn't Know About the Gulf Oil Disaster That Could Save Millions of Lives

9 Things You Didn't Know About the Gulf Oil Disaster That Could Save Millions of Lives

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“This is what the end of the oil age looks like,” says Post-Carbon Institute fellow Richard Heinberg. “The cheap, easy petroleum is gone; from now on, we will pay steadily more and more for what we put in our gas tanks—more not just in dollars, but in lives and health, in a failed foreign policy that spawns foreign wars and military occupations, and in the lost integrity of the biological systems that sustain 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.
“This is what the end of the oil age looks like,” says Post-Carbon Institute fellow Richard Heinberg. “The cheap, easy petroleum is gone; from now on, we will pay steadily more and more for what we put in our gas tanks—more not just in dollars, but in lives and health, in a failed foreign policy that spawns foreign wars and military occupations, and in the lost integrity of the biological systems that sustain 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.

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Published by: Jed Diamond on Jun 01, 2010
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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
Looking for Love in All the Wrong Places, Male Menopause,The Irritable MaleSyndrome,
. 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?
 
Good intentions are not enough. Now is the momentfor the President, other elected officials at all levelsof government, and ordinary citizens to make thisour central priority as a nation. We have hardchoices to make, and an enormous amount of work to do.9 Global Experts Steer the Gulf Oil Spill Conversationinto Fresh Waters
In an effort to broaden theconversation about the horrificGulf Coast oil spill, nine Fellowsof thePost Carbon Instituteoffer their perspectives on largelyunderreported aspects andoutcomes of the disaster. 
ERIKA ALLEN(Food/Agriculture & SocialJustice Fellow)The True Costs of Production& Environmental Racism
“As corporate entities continue to extract natural resources from theearth, whether on sea or land, there needs to be a shift in calculatingthe true costs of "production". Risk management assessment needsto also include: costs associated with climate degradation both in

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