Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Addiction to Oil?

barrel of oil Pictures, Images and Photos

Information taken from the Wall Street book review (Oil: Money, Politics, and Power in the 21st Century, by Tom Bower)

At his very moment: The world spends $4 million on oil every minute of every day of every year, amounting to $2 trillion bought and moved anually.

The world produces 1,000 barrels of oil every second. If those barrels were physically stacked up, the pile would grow taller at 2,000 miles per hour.

Addictions are tough to stop.
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