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Peak Oil Check-In
A weekly comment on peak oil and energy scarcity
Carl Etnier
 Carl Etnier WGDR  Contact Contributor
March 9, 2010, 9:27 a.m.
Each day, a lot more energy strikes the earth in the form of sunlight than humans use in fossil fuels. It’s just too diffuse to be used for many things. A jetliner, for example, needs more concentrated energy than sunlight.

The less concentrated energy of sunlight works perfectly well for heating domestic water or heating homes.

Efficiency plus all these uses of low-concentration energy can help the transition to a society using much less highly concentrated energy.
Produced by Relocalizing Vermont Productions. Theme music by Pete Sutherland; voiceover by Jo Chickering.
Notes: Free for non-commercial use. Contact me for conditions for commercial use. Please email me at if you broadcast it. Thanks!

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