We’re all about the money but we’re not all in this together.
This week, we’re celebrating our first-ever International Oil Week.
This week, I want to look back on some of the big issues that we are all working on.
First, it’s important to remember that we can still do better, we just need to get together to make it happen.
We’ve got a long way to go before we get there, but the work we are doing, and the work that we’re doing to get there is worth doing.
The world’s oil reserves have reached 6.2 trillion barrels of oil, up from 5.7 trillion barrels in the 1970s.
It’s time to invest in the future of this energy.
The challenge is that oil prices are so low right now that it’s difficult to see the point in investing.
The global economy needs to be growing, but we are running out of time.
We need to have a big conversation about the value of the oil that we’ve already found.
Oil is an essential part of the world’s economy and the future, so it’s crucial that we have a long-term plan for this energy, and that we all agree on a strategy for managing it.
This week we’re also launching an initiative to make the world more energy efficient.
This will require us to make significant investments in renewables, which is the main driver of the global energy revolution.
And I’m starting an effort to get rid of all our cars, and to build a zero-emission society.
We will use technology to make cars run cleaner and safer, and we will use it to move the world away from fossil fuels.
I want to encourage everyone to do all of this, but I think it’s critical to have that conversation.
We can do better.
The world’s resource base is finite, and I believe that if we are serious about addressing the climate crisis, we need to start investing now.
We don’t have much time, but what we do have is a massive opportunity to save this energy we have in our pockets.
As we embark on this journey of global energy transformation, we should also think about how we’re going to get the oil we need from the ground up, and how we can create a future where we can start to make a real difference.
What we are trying to do is create a new energy economy, and one where we all contribute to a global effort to end our dependence on fossil fuels and begin to build our own energy future.
I want everyone to come together.