Development of alternative energy sources can be the ultimate solution of climate change and peak oil. However, alternative sources seem not to be available in the near future. It means that for now, the only plausible policy option we have is to adjust the structure of our economies to reduce fossil fuel use.
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*This series of posts is excerpted from my dissertation. I hope these posts help my visitors understand this critical matter better.*