Ok, check out this film guys. Amazing. It's about the extraction and use of crude oil, government-corporation/industry corruption, the history and upcoming of renewable resources like biodiesel etc. Absolutely amazing and inspirational.
Maybe we have a chance after all...
"Eleven years in the making, FUEL is the in-depth personal journey of filmmaker and eco-evangelist Josh Tickell, who takes us on a hip, fast-paced road trip into America’s dependence on foreign oil."