And I Thought It Was Called “Fossil Fuel”

We have been told our entire lives that the dinosaurs and other animal plant life is what makes up oil. Even a dense redneck can figure out that this theory is total bunk. The oil comes from elsewhere, made deep inside the Earth, but not from plants and animals.

So, when I see an article like this from a source I have followed for years (and periodically post), I have to share it.

Did Oil Kill The Dinosaurs?

What killed the dinosaurs? It’s a question as old as – well the dinosaurs themselves, and one that everyone from school children to scientists have been asking for decades. Movies like Jurassic Park and the Land Before Time only heighten that sense of wonder and raise the stakes behind that question. Now according to a new scientific study, it seems that black gold may have been the source of the dinos’ demise.

Japanese researchers at Tohuku University and the Meteorological Research Institute authored a recent study in the research journal Scientific Reports suggesting that a meteor impact 66 million years ago on an oil rich region of Yucatan Peninsula led to the death of the dinosaurs. When the asteroid hit the vast oil deposits of Mexico, it sent thick black smoke into the atmosphere, changing the climate around the world. That soot blocked out the sun leading to a significant cooling of the planet. Equally importantly, it also led to a substantial drought around the world.

The asteroid in question was roughly 6 miles wide and its impacted created the 110 mile wide crater that exists in the Yucatan today – the third largest crater on Earth. The impact was the equivalent of roughly 1 billion atomic bombs of the equivalent power to what struck Hiroshima at the end of World War 2.

The researchers calculate that the amount of soot released would have lowered sunlight exposure by 85 percent and reduced rainfall by 80 percent. That would have had a significant impact on plant growth, which in turn would have limited food options for most dinosaurs. In addition, the soot cooled the Earth by 16 degrees Celsius (about 28.8 degrees Fahrenheit) over the course of just 3 years. Think of the event as the reverse of global warming – and on steroids.

Against this backdrop it is not surprising that dinosaurs all died out. Only smaller mammals that could live underground would have survived. In fact, the fossil record suggests that only 12 percent of the pre-asteroid life was able to survive after the impact. It was not just dinosaurs that died either, contrary to myths about the Ice Age – around 93 percent of mammal species were killed off as well, according to a separate research study by scientists at the University of Bath. The largest animals that would have survived the extinction event were about the size of a house cat.

Still, life bounced back “fairly quickly” researchers say, with about twice as many species existing 300,000 years after the event versus before it. Of course, given that the course of human history only goes back around 25,000 years, three-hundred thousand years is still a long period of time. It reflects the reality that the asteroid strike had a significant enough impact that its effects took tens of thousands of years to dissipate. It was the adaptability of mammals after the strike versus various reptiles that led the mammals to ultimately come to dominate the planet. Dinosaurs were in decline for millions of years before the asteroid strike, but that event aided by the oil rich soil of the Yucatan finished them off.

It’s ironic that oil, so fundamental for modern human life was ultimately the catalyst that wiped out the dinosaurs. Had the asteroid stuck in a less oil rich region, back of the envelope calculations suggest its impact would have only been around one-third as devastating. It’s impossible to say if that would have allowed any of the dinosaurs to live or not, but it is at least a possibility. Perhaps if not for the existence of oil, none of us would have cars, but maybe we would all have a pet brontosaurus.

Link to original article: http://oilprice.com/Energy/Energy-General/Did-Oil-Kill-The-Dinosaurs.html

By Michael McDonald of Oilprice.com

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5 thoughts on “And I Thought It Was Called “Fossil Fuel”

  1. It is a very interesting subject and, in my opinion, attests to the scrupulous exploitation of the public at large by certain people. Like Rockefeller and his Standard Oil Company.

    “It was made to be thought of as a ‘fossil’ fuel by the nineteenth (century) oil producers to create the concept that it was of limited supply and therefore extremely valuable.”
    http://www.rense.com/general54/moreevi.htm

    I don’t know if it killed the dinosaurs, but I sure am happy I don’t have to confront them today🙂

    “Russia Proves ‘Peak Oil’ Is A Misleading Zionist Scam”
    http://www.rense.com/general75/zoil.htm

    Last, but not least the opinion of Col. L. Fletcher Prouty:

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    • I’ll trade, but only if I can get a ride on one of them to run roughshod over the Zees and Bees and park it in front of my house afterwards, lol.
      Have you considered ATS to be a limited hangout and ‘revered’ Velikovsky a goy brainwasher?

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      • yeahway….

        my rule of thumb is to look the other way….
        of the thundering BRAINDEADGOY…. herd

        “You have not begun to appreciate the depth of our guilt.
        We are intruders.
        We are subverters. We have taken your natural world, your ideals, your destiny,
        and played havoc with them. We have been at the bottom of not merely the latest Great War, but of every other major revolution in your history.

        We have brought discord and confusion and frustration into your personal
        and public life. …
        We are still doing it. No one can tell how long we shall go on doing it.
        Who knows what great and glorious destiny might have been yours if we had
        …..left you alone.”…a John 8:44…synagogue of satan “Rabbi”

        speaking of dinosour poo…

        http://www.jta.org/2016/07/29/news-opinion/world/pope-pays-silent-but-important-visit-to-auschwitz

        After arriving Wednesday in Poland, the poo for brains pontiff said the
        BRAINDEADGOY…”world” had been plunged into a piecemeal third world war.
        He has repeatedly denounced those committing crimes in the name of
        the NONJEWISH religion,
        after Europe suffered a string of deadly staged …jihadi attacks.

        In a JEW POO statement Friday, Lauder praised the POO FOR BRAINS…
        “pontiff”, ….who single handedly with the help of Rabbi ODED WEINER
        has forged ever-closer ties between the JEW WORSHIPPING Catholic Church
        and the Synagogue of Satan …”Jews” since his Sssselection in 2013.

        “Pope Francis is one of the closest allies Jews have today in the fight against
        TRUTH/ anti-Semitism, bigotry and hatred,” Lauder hissed very JEWISHLY.
        “He is a true friend of the TALMUDIC TERRORIST “Jewish people”,
        a man who reaches out to others and embraces them.
        Never over the past 2,000 years have Catholic-Jewish relations been better.”

        The pope’s visit …
        “sends an important signal to the world that this
        “dark chapter”… must never be forgotten and that the
        JEWISH NARRATIVE/HOLOCAUSTIANITY…
        must not be obfuscated,” Lauder added with a giant flicking forked tounge
        wildly lashing about with venomous drool dripping in glistening globs from his saturated lapels and landing on his saturated footwear

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        • Very poetic, especially the ‘drool dripping in glistening globs’. A bit off track of the dinosaurs but nonetheless relevant to the brood’s agenda. The oil scam just being part of the shenanigans.

          As you might know, the pope-a-dope was ‘struck down’ right there in the land of the diminishing 6 Mio, which are not diminishing, not really, because we never forgive or forget. So you’re in debt to us forever.

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