Getting more oil out of the ground and why it won’t make a difference to energy prices

When oil prices spiralled many politicians abandoned their green postures and decided that we needed more oil and quickly too. They said that we should get more oil out of the ground which would lower energy prices.They ceased to express their rather newly found environmental sentiments because no doubt they decided that the short term interests of their countries and of their own electability had priority over the long term interests of the planet. Continue reading