can’t see the forest

“Daddy, Why Are There Wars?”

Posted in economy, energy, Environment, foreign policy, middle east, oil, Politics, USA by Curtis on 12/2/07

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“Because some people are just plain evil, m’boy! Just plain evil.” Yuk, yuk; yeah, we know. That’s it. It’s Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader, all the time.

Try economics.

Sometimes, nothing obviates further elucidation of the already disturbingly apparent like a good infographic. From Foreign Policy magazine, for instance, via this site, is a columnar graph illustrating the daily consumption of oil in the United States and in various other countries of the world, and another graph showing average fill-up prices in various countries:

petrol_demand_by_nation

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  1. Margaret Mackey said, on 1/21/08 at 3:45 pm

    Hey Curtis,

  2. Curtis said, on 1/22/08 at 3:41 pm

    Hey! I didn’t catch the rest of that . . . try again, perhaps? Great to hear from you. I’ve doubled up on literature this semester…yikes. I love it though, when it’s all said and done.

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