The Empty Tank - Jeremy Leggett

Prologue - The two great oversights

  • Geologic time periods: Carboniferous (350-300 million years ago) Geologic time scale: Forests grew so thick that dead trees and other plants built layers of carbon
  • Apocalypse I: 100 million years later 90% of life disappeared.
  • 150 million years ago microscopic blooms filled oceans. Organic matter on sea floors was oxidized, leaving large quantities of unoxidized carbon. Under great pressures and temperatures, carbon formed oil
  • Oil On My Shoes
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