Gasoline to cost $10 a gallon in US soon?
The New York Sun reports that the price of gasoline in the US will soon be in line with what Europeans pay. Translating this price into dollars and cents at the gas pump, one of our forecasters, the chairman of Houston-based Dune Energy, Alan Gaines, sees gas rising to $7-$8 a gallon. The other, a commodities tracker at Weiss Research in Jupiter, Fla., Sean Brodrick, projects a range of $8 to $10 a gallon. –from here
While it sucks that gas costs so much and this is seriously screwing up my recreational travel, I think this is exciting news. Insane gas prices like that sure would give the U.S. a much-needed shakeup. We’ll finally be forced to find alternatives to everything. As much as I love owning a car, I would love to have an excuse to get rid of it. Maybe some of the awesome stuff that I always read on ecogeek.org will actually start happening. Maybe middle class people will have to start riding the bus. It’ll be anarchy! The prices are going to suck but I’m positive that good things are going to come out of it.
In more important news…
- Payton finished Harry Potter #7 this morning.
- Emily turned 12 last week.
- My 2 week long prank to Renae finally paid off.
- The new WordPress 2.5.1 control panel is confusing.
- I’ve upgraded to another new server.
- Chris Tomkinson.
- There are new hotel calls on phonelosers.org.
- My cat-proof desk is stylish, yet effective.