Unlike gluttonous American industry, Europe’s most profitable companies plan to make even more money by getting ahead of this whole peak oil trend, reports Der Spiegel. And it’s a damn good thing, because if everybody guzzled oil like Americans, we’d be even more screwed than we are now.
Case in point:
If every person on Earth used as much energy as the average person in the United States, today’s known oil reserves would be exhausted within nine years.
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