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The American Conservative Case for Electric Vehicles (5 Reasons That Are Not The Environment)

Given the recent election results, it's very likely that there will be sweeping legislative changes in the areas of energy and environme...

Monday, May 27, 2013

It Takes A Hundred Million Years to Refuel Your [Gas] Car

It Takes A Hundred Million Years to Refuel Your Car : EV WORLD.COM [1144]:

..."it takes millions of years to refuel your [gas] car.

That's right: millions and more likely, tens of millions of years. In fact, no one knows exactly how long, but it's a very long, long, long time. The best guess is the process started sometime around the Cretaceous period, 100 million years ago.

Back in 2010, the New York Times ran an article entitled, "Tracing Oil Reserves to Their Tiny Origins." There's a reason by most of the world's oil fields are found either in basins once formed by ancient seas or still buried deep below today's Arabian Sea or Gulf of Mexico."