Add your forecasts that start with the letter P
Parades without oilEdit
Need to have pedestrian parades instead of floats/autos
Parties without oilEdit
How will people get there?
Highly localized parties. Biking/walking/mass transportation to get there.
Product design without oilEdit
Designing products without petroleum (plastics)
Locally made and sold
Printing without oilEdit
non-ink printing (embossing)
hybrid pinting press
reusable paper via disappearing ink
Pharmaceuticals without oilEdit
Might lead to localization of diseases.
Solution: develop and utilize natural medicines, chemicals in plants.
Politics without oilEdit
(Globla shortage of snake oil causes prolems)
No more avoiding the problem of peak oil
Campaigning would have to change due to restricted travel
- campaigning by tv and radio
Would break filibusters
Might have more social networks
Green party becomes ascendent
Big oil / big farms / big pharmacys would no long give big donations
- would transform political funding and PACs
Middle east and russia and south america lose their influence
- windy and sunny countries gain
- underdeveloped countries who know how to survive gain political power
Parks without oilEdit
Problems: Mowing the park lawns, creating asphalt paths, petrochemical based benches and play equipment
Solution: goats for mowing, alternate plants (mosses, etc.), gravel or dirt paths, wooden or recycled play equipment and benches
Professional sports without oilEdit
can't travel around the country
fans and media won't be able to get to games
gather in the park for local games
Paper without oilEdit
Paper made with local vegetation, rougher with more fibers. Would become more valuable as it's harder to make. More unique.
Pets without oilEdit
Problems: Transportation of supplies, plastic toys and cages, transportation to the vets, plastic containers for waste, pets competing for foods
Solutions: Alternate transporation, smaller pets, virtual pets, online pet health treatment, grow your own pet food, leftovers for dinner