How do we plan for when the fuel runs out

I wrote yesterday about the conclusion of the International Energy Agency that energy demand will increase by 45% in the next twenty one years and that 80% of the increase will be by people burning more fossil fuel, most of which will be coal. We ought to consider this prediction in the light of the limited supplies of fossil fuel and uranium. No one knows exactly how much of these fuels is left but generally informed consensus is that there is less left than is being claimed. What can we do to protect ourselves from a fuel crisis? If we are to, we must act now, not in two or three years’ time. Continue reading