but no, i don't really give a hoot if sand flea's are upset at our drilling - nor do I care if the tundra moss is damaged, or if the fishes in the deep blue sea have to swim around the rig rather than through it.
futures markets don't care about the future....... i just want to make sure, that' is what you are arguing.Markets rarely care about long run circumstances
not at all; if those alternatives are truly cheaper than gas, then they will be cheaper than gas. the solution of deliberately destroying the thing upon which our economy depends in the hopes that maybe an alternative will arise Just In Time is economic suicide. Why don't we just outlaw the internet so that we can all develop telepathy?You misread. I said that it won't cause the price of gas to go lower, but it will keep gas cheaper compared to alternatives for the short run, which prolongs the problem.