Age of Oil discussion question

Age of Oil

As you know, our world is heavily dependent on oil.  In Chapter Six of
Contemporary Environmental Issues, you have read that there is concern about the possibility of reaching a peak in oil production. Describe at least two alternatives to oil that are currently available and discuss the barriers that keep these alternatives from replacing oil as our primary means of energy? Additionally, utilizing at least two scholarly sources, discuss the role that government plays in ensuring a transition to such alternatives in a post peak-oil world?

Your initial post should be at least 150 words in length. Utilize at least two sources in addition to your text to support your claims.

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