Unintended Consequences

Unintended Consequences

Santa Barbara Independent | August 30, 2014 | by RICHARD NORDLUND

California used to produced over 1 million barrels of oil a day. Today California produces 560,000 barrels a day. I guess the supporter of Measure P think if we can reduce that production to zero, we can save the planet for ourselves and future generations. Maybe losing a few thousand jobs is a small price to pay for clean air. Maybe by stopping oil production we will force people to use solar, wind, and other renewables. Unfortunately, there is one nagging fact that has to be considered. Californians currently consume 950,000 barrels of oil a day.

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