I faced so called "The Oil Shock"(in Japan) in 1970's, and have been suspicious about modern civilization wholly based on oil. then learned chemistry, but the suspicion remained.
And as Japanese government keeps telling lies around Fukushima, any country's governer can mislead their citizens.
Now is the time to change your outlook.
At first, we must recognize that oil decrease and Climate Change both in proceed.
Secondly, these two trends will limit what we can do for next several decades.
And read considerable four scenarios and think wider, deeper for what we select to do.