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Local Travel gaining momentum

Posted by deborahmclaren on May 7, 2010

For many reasons. I just read an Alternet piece that considers the impact of rising petrol on air travel. Read it yourself:

WILL PEAK OIL TURN FLYING INTO SOMETHING ONLY RICH PEOPLE CAN AFFORD?
By Sam Kornell, Miller-McCune.com
Expert physicist: 'At $150 dollars a barrel, the air
industry is barely viable. At $200 a barrel, it's going to
[be] something that only rich people do.'
http://www.alternet.org/story/146769/will_peak_oil_turn_flying_into_something_only_rich_people_can_afford

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Travel is political

Posted by deborahmclaren on March 8, 2010

PACK YOUR BAGS: TRAVEL AS A POLITICAL ACT
By Rick Steves, Perseus Books

Travel connects people with people. It helps us fit more
compatibly into a shrinking world. And it inspires creative
new solutions to persistent problems facing our nation.

Read the article on Alternet

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