Oil Spill Significance

We like to believe everything happening in this moment is the most important problem the world has ever faced, especially if we are as ignorant as Al Gore. Fortunately, or unfortunately for some, the problems of the moment are merely normal, surmountable problems. Case in point, where does the oil leak in the gulf rank: 10 Biggest Oil Spills in History

BTW: Oil naturally seeps into the ocean, in case you thought otherwise.

NOAA describe a natural seepage area in California: "One of the best-known areas where this happens is Coal Oil Point along the California Coast near Santa Barbara. An estimated 2,000 to 3,000 gallons of crude oil is released naturally from the ocean bottom every day just a few miles offshore from this beach".

posted at 15:36:33 on 05/11/10 by clearpolitics - Category: Science - [Permalink]

Previous | Next


No comments yet

Add Comments

This item is closed, it's not possible to add new comments to it or to vote on it