The Power of Community: How Cuba Survived Peak Oil
The Green Changemakers
OCTOBER 29, 2008
Cuba, the only country that has faced such a crisis – the massive reduction of fossil fuels – is an example of options and hope. Scarce petroleum supplies have not only transformed Cuba's agriculture. The nation has also moved toward small-scale renewable energy and developed an energy-saving mass transit system, while maintaining its government-provided health care system whose preventive, locally-based approach to medicine conserves scarce resources.