How many gallons of gasoline to charge an iPhone?--Getting a Grip on Energy Costs

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    How many gallons of gasoline would it take to charge an iPhone?

    Does the answer clarify why gasoline and other liquid fuels will remain an important part of the energy mix in the future?

    Does the answer and its implication surprise you?

    What say you (answer at link)?
     
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    Good article.
    Two :thup: :thup: up.
     
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    Good article, only to be discredited because of the source.

    Let the countdown begin...
     
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    Zero usually. Power plants are usually oil, coal or natural gas.

    We need nuke power.
     
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    "What the Experts are Not Telling About Renewable Green Energy"



    Another point this author claims is that energy provided by one oil well is the equivalent of 20 large windmills on a windmill farm. Wind farms are considered visual pollution by some.

    Some say there is more oil and natural gas in the Rocky Mountains than in the entire Middle East. But objections to drilling stifle its exploitation. Any thoughts?
     
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    Christ, read the article...
     
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    I always wondered why they can't make the blades out of a clear plastic of some sort.
     
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    Sure does. Why does the Government want to kill it?

    'Control'. Good article.
     
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    Plastic is a by-product of evil oil.
     
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    Yes. Oil isn't evil???? We just are going to eventually run out of it so we need to start developing other power sources. Nuclear is ready now. I can't understand why we aren't building 50 of these plants nationwide.

    The demand for power is only going to go up.
     

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