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Thursday, July 17, 2008

Rising Gas Prices Could Cure Obesity

Keeping gas in the family truckster is slimming more than wallets these days and could have Americans tightening their belts -- literally. According to Charles Courtemanche, an assistant economics professor at the University of North Carolina in Greensboro, rising fuel prices are the ultimate crash diet for a nation that grew fat on cheap gas.
Rising Gas Prices Could Cure Obesity | Autopia from Wired.com

I've often thought that high gas prices will kill the suburbs. i still think that. And if people leave the suburbs, they will move to cities. Which are highly walkable. Which will also cure our obesity. Or at least help it.
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1 comment:

Adamgv said...

Gas prices are waaay too high! We have videos of cars that run on water and magnetics! Total free energy!

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