Add your forecasts that start with the letter G
Gardening without oilEdit
Finding local heirloom seeds is difficult because shipping seeds across country is expensive.
Start local heirloom seed collection in the neighborhood.
Grade schools without oilEdit
Problem 1: People can't get to school.
More Community Schools
Parents have to grow
Graphic design without oilEdit
Inks are oil based
- use soy based inks
Shipping paper requires oil -- paper is heavy... and making paper requires oil and sulpheric acid
- so we can do enzyme based processing of paper rathter than sulferic acid based
- there is a whole business in recycling rags and other materials for paper
- rag collectin gbecomes a job category and an art form
Rather than use paper
- go back to chalk boards
Greenhouses without oilEdit
More glass, more of them. Integrated into every building. Solar powered.
Gaming without oilEdit
electricity for servers, computers
games that don't need electrcity (board games)
can only play powered-games by generating your own electrcity (treadmill, etc.)
stable electricty supply
game handicap tied to power usage (more power = bigger penalty)
Groceries without oilEdit
-No tranport, no packaging
Solution: -Locally-produced -Bring-your-own bulk packaging? -fewer choices -Replace supermarket with community garden
Great Lakes without oilEdit
No fuel for shipping coal, no delivery of grain, iron ore, other natural resources.
Solutions: Sail boats, other fuels (coal, biodisel, solar), electric trains, relocate smelters to Minnesota.
Gambling without oilEdit
Vegas is unsustainable.
Local gambling increases in popularity.
Garbage without oilEdit
Problems: there would be no central and safe place to burn garbage. No transportation distribution of garbage.
Sloutions: would drive us to a garbage free-society with composting and recycling becoming more important efforts for the management of waste... envision a world without trash and one where all materials are useful and necessary... use the whole PIG, for example.
G[...] without oilEdit
Write the tenth micro-forecast here.