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According to that map, only three EU countries have a low (0-20%) fraction of fossil power: France, Sweden and Lithuania. Guess what they all have in common?

Peak oil is not an energy crisis. It is a liquid fuel crisis.
by Starvid on Wed Apr 7th, 2010 at 07:38:40 PM EST
Three-eyed fish and confusing cinema?

And I'll give my consent to any government that does not deny a man a living wage-Billy Bragg

by ManfromMiddletown (manfrommiddletown at lycos dot com) on Wed Apr 7th, 2010 at 08:50:04 PM EST
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Come to think of it, I am not aware of whether I have seen any Lithuanian films, but the blurb for Forest of the Gods does not make it sound very confusing. Depressing, perhaps.

I've been accused of being a Marxist, yet while Harpo's my favourite, it's Groucho I'm always quoting. Odd, that.
by BruceMcF (agila61 at netscape dot net) on Thu Apr 8th, 2010 at 11:11:42 AM EST
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For the purpose of energy security and sensitivity to supply side shocks, you should look at total per capita or per unit of GDP consumption.

France: 1.5 TEP per capita
Germany: 1.5 TEP per capita
Sweden: 1.6 TEP per capita
EU15: 1.5 TEP per capita

Rien n'est gratuit en ce bas monde. Tout s'expie, le bien comme le mal, se paie tot ou tard. Le bien c'est beaucoup plus cher, forcement. Celine

by UnEstranAvecVueSurMer (holopherne ahem gmail) on Fri Apr 9th, 2010 at 11:13:23 AM EST
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Is it energy or electricity we're talking about here? It must be energy.

Peak oil is not an energy crisis. It is a liquid fuel crisis.
by Starvid on Sun Apr 11th, 2010 at 04:55:47 PM EST
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