We’ve been keeping tabs on the Peak Oil issue and the impact of high gas prices in our region. The AP reports gas crime is up, way up. The Capital Region People blog chimes in on the coming winter and the expected spike in natural gas and now we have an article on the impact on local government from the Press-Republican. And hey, remember back in April when they said “High Gas Prices Force Changes in Americans’ Lives” including the startling fact that:
The survey found that 58 percent of respondents have reduced their driving, 57 percent have cut back on other expenses and 41 percent have changed vacation plans to stay closer to home.
Higher Heating Costs
Gas Prices Keeping People Home
Will some local media outlet start seriously reporting on Peak Oil and it’s impact in our region?
As 50 Cent would say…. “commitment from me – ah – not likely.”