Efficient appliances seem like a great way to reduce our energy use, right? Wrong - in the long run, they end up causing massive increases in energy use due to cost reductions.
"Run out of oil? Never!"
In all likelihood, this won't transpire, but if you aren't familiar with the idea of peak oil (or like to deny it), answer all your questions here.
Most people could tell you that oil and energy is critical to our economy and planet. In fact, energy is the foundation of all growth, but it isn't included in our economic models. Here's why the discipline of economics needs to be re-organized.