Be really patriotic: Switch to a smaller, more fue…

Be really patriotic: Switch to a smaller, more fuel-efficient car!

Yahoo! Groups : energyresources Messages :Message 12898 of 12941 According to a recent report by Amory Lovins of the Rocky Mountain

Institute, if the United States had continued to conserve oil at the

rate it did in the period from 1976 to 1985, it would no longer have

needed Persian Gulf oil after 1985. Had we continued this wise course,

we might not have had to fight the Persian Gulf war, and we would have

insulated ourselves from price shocks in the international oil market.

Fuel efficiency is a sound national energy policy, economic policy and

foreign policy all wrapped into one. Every increase of one mile per

gallon in auto fuel efficiency yields more oil than is in two Arctic

National Wildlife Refuges. An improvement right now of 2.7 miles per

gallon would eliminate our need for all Persian Gulf oil!

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