"We depend on fossil fuels, because they exhibit five characteristics that result in their superiority over all other potential energy sources, including: power density (the amount of power produced divided by volume), widespread availability, storability, ease of transport, and cost."
Dr. Patrick Moore: "You don’t have a plan to grow food for 8 billion people without fossil fuels, or get the food into the cities. Horses? If fossil fuels were banned every tree in the world would be cut down for fuel for cooking and heating. You would bring about mass death."