In this article, I was struck by a particular line:
Oil companies say that there are still major reserves to be exploited. In particular, Arctic and Antarctic fields - which are being freed of ice and snow as the world heats up - are being sized up for their reserve potential.One may find better examples of "vicious cycle," but not today.
Read the article: New 'disaster' movie warns world of oil apocalypse
Follow-up: Here are my 2008 reflections on the movie.