Thank Goodness! I don't mean to be flippant, but over the last few decades we really have (collectively) lost the plot, and we are refusing as a species to realise and understand the quite simple implications of peak oil. We seem to prefer, instead, to believe politicians who use soundbites that offer us something intangible like 'change'. Well we certainly will have change, although not quite in the way everyone was hoping.
We have abdicated our responsibilities to think for ourselves, as children look to their parents, and it is time to grow up. The big difference is parents most often have your interests at heart, whilst the politicians do not: