We have the tools to get off oil. Why haven’t we used them?

Reducing oil demand is the best way to avoid damage from oil shocks like OPEC's recent supply cuts. That's true now and it was true in 2011 when we published "Getting Off Oil."

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Oil well in Rangely, CO

U.S. PIRG’s Matt Casale and I recently authored an op-ed in The Hill calling for common-sense steps to cut oil demand in the face of OPEC’s decision to slash global oil supplies.

For 50 years, there has been only one real solution to periodic oil crises: reducing our dependence on petroleum. It’s a topic we addressed in the Frontier Group report Getting Off Oil in 2011, summarized in the tweetstorm below.

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