But no harangues today. Just some reading materials.
This is the 2007 governmental report that details how offshore drilling won’t really do anything.
Drilling advocates claim the report is flawed. Here’s a (flawed) critique of the report published on the Heritage Foundation website:
Here is a link to a NYTimes article explaining the global lack of drilling ships needed for offshore drilling:
Here is a report about the Alaskan Wildlife Refuge’s potential oil production. The report concludes that prices would drop only $1.44/barrel if the refuge hit peak production.
Here’s an unusual fact used by the pro-drilling commentators that I stumbled across (though the health of these fish will be affected by the ‘produced formation water’ and ‘Drilling mud’ of offshore platforms)