Tuesday, May 30

a sign

An encouraging sign of the Great Turning (see previous post) from a municipal standpoint came on April 11, 2006 when San Francisco became the first city in the United Sates to pass a Peak Oil Resolution. Read more

Passed by unanimous vote, the resolution acknowledges the threats posed by peak oil and calls for the establishment of a citywide study to assess San Francisco's vulnerability to peak oil. The results of the study will indicate possible policies the city may adopt to reduce the impacts of energy supply disruptions and price shocks on San Francisco.


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