Monbiot Argues Lower Speed Limits Should Spread

Spain is already tackling oil addiction with lower speed limits, yet every time TreeHugger issues a call for lower speed limits we are inundated with furious commenters. Now George Monbiot—no stranger to annoying a few people himself—is joining the chorus for slowing down to save fuel:

"If you listen to the petrolheads, who regard any restriction on how and where we drive as a gross intrusion on their human rights, the answer is no: we must bang our heads harder and faster, preferably on pebbledash. To hell with such piffling concerns as global supply, we should live fast and die faster. Or live fast and then roll to an embarrassing halt. Homo sapiens this isn't."

Expect some vigorous responses...

Tags: Oil | Peak Oil | United Kingdom

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