Transport and Energy
Connecting physically when there may be little petrol or total rationing. As the seas rise the ports will be less and less functional. Trade will decline and imports slow down. Where does our petrol and oil and plastics come from?
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How many electric station wagons can we get (not cars) and trucks
Can we fund them, use leasing and hire-purchase tools
We are a community that gathers and shares, what happens when we cant
How many electric vehicles can we build and how long will it take
Spare parts and batteries, wire, cables, wheels, tyres, and all materials
Rationing of petrol, oil, gas - availability for Rural? Chainsaws? Firetrucks?
Solar panels, inverters etc for solar garages
Battery replacements, how does a battery fail? Can we repair
Horses, brumbies, how long does it take to train a horse and the horseman
Retraining in building and repair of electric vehicles
Reduce size of some communities so can walk everywhere
Country folk need vehicles
Distribution of food, clothes etc to localities
If no more shopping or supermarkets, how do we distribute food
How much of this needs to be in place quickly, before its too late