Oil touches $100

Well, after a few week of sliding prices, the forecast of a cold winter and crisis-threatened supply briefly pushed the New York price for crude oil to $100 a barrel. Ouch. Here’s a place for you to comment about your feelings: hope, worry, anger, what have you.

For what it’s worth, Hubby and I try to minimize our use of oil, in part because we have better options and it surely will cost so much more. An example. Except for a short bus ride and a cold-weather-prompted three-mile cab ride, all of our travel in our Baltimore trip was either electrically powered — Amtrak, tram and two subway systems — or foot powered. I am modestly warm towards nuclear power, for what it’s worth.

One Reply to “Oil touches $100”

  1. I deeply wish that it were more viable to live in metro Atlanta without a car. Things are improving with the retooling of downtown Atlanta and more employers, mine included, getting on board with telecommuting, but we still have a long way to go.

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