Re: Life after the oil crash

From: Michael Roberts <>
Date: Thu Oct 27 2005 - 13:57:31 EDT

For us it is a boggy walk of over an hour to the nearest grocers, or 2hrs along a road, as I live in a village without a shop. The buses are infrequent

But seriously gas-guzzlers including 4X4 should be curtailed. Most people here who have 4x4 could do just as well with a car which would use 50 to 66% of the fuel.

Last week I bought petrol for 99.9p a litre which is 4 a mini gallon or about $7

  ----- Original Message -----
  From: Iain Strachan
  To: Glenn Morton
  Cc: asa ; Michael Roberts
  Sent: Thursday, October 27, 2005 3:58 PM
  Subject: Re: Life after the oil crash

  On 10/27/05, Glenn Morton <> wrote:

    Michael Roberts <> wrote:
      Should it be a criminal offence to drive a car which does less than 35 miles to the gallon (US mini-gallons) and use central heating at 70deg and always use air-conditioning?

      Will we come to that.

      I will now get on my bike

      GRM: Having lived in both the UK and the US, the US is not structured the same as the UK. I could walk to the nearest grocery story (4 aisles of stuff) in about 5 minutes in Peterculter. But if I want to walk to the nearest grocery store in the US it is a 40 minute walk
  .. or a 10 minute bike ride!

  OK it's not going to solve the world's fuel crisis, but one thing I do have in common with Michael is apparently being an evangelical cyclist. (In both senses.)

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