Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Alice Friedemann: When The Trucks 
Stop Running
Alice Friedemann is a transportation expert sounding the alarm on the unsustainable nature of our modern trucking system, which is critical for delivering goods where they need to be, when they need to be, in our just-in-time economy .. The world's trucking fleet is remarkably dependent on petroleum &, for a number of reasons she outlines in this interview, is not feasibly able to shift over to electricity or other alternative fuels .. To warn of the risks and consequences of a collapse in trucking, she founded EnergySkeptic.com and authored the book When The Trucks Stop Running: Energy and the Future of Transportation. While unlikely, her projected aftermath of a sudden complete shutdown of the trucking fleet is sobering, revealing just how dependent we are .. 44 minutes

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