Sunny Boy wrote:Maybe they came up with 300-500 years because they saw how many base heaters are getting restored and put back into service ?
Or, are some of the ones saying we'll run out sooner, the same experts that, back in 1977, said we'd run out of oil in 25 years ?
I think "guess-timates" is a better description of what many experts do when predicting our "energy reserves".
I hear you Paul. I doubt we will run out of Anthracite in our lifetime. I wasn't planning a debate on coal reserves in Penn in this post.