Surely A Large Human
Date registered: Jun 2006
Vehicle: '08 C219
Location: Between Earth and Mars
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^ Recycling efforts mitigate some of that, but you're right, it's definitely a component as well.
If we had to pay $4 for a 20 oz. bottle of water, or suddenly had water bills at home leap up nearly 300%, just because speculators were driving up the prices of it, there'd be a goddamned revolution.
There's a reason that water isn't traded as a commodity. Oil should be treated the same way.