Retooling and retraining oil and gas workers to refit and roll out the renewable energy infrastructure globally is the obvious solution. Good, strong, healthy, efficient growth opportunities are all around us. But people have to see it and want to evolve. Looking backwards is a dead end.
When the oil industry is booming, everyone in West Texas benefits. But when oil prices go bust, the cheap gas comes with a human cost. An estimated 76,000 oil workers have lost their jobs in Texas and that has a domino effect in many communities. Here is a direct video link.