postpetroleum

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

post- +‎ petroleum

Adjective[edit]

postpetroleum (not comparable)

  1. After a decline in reliance on petroleum.
    • 2008 February 5, Andrew C. Revkin, “Car-Free, Solar City in Gulf Could Set a New Standard for Green Design”, in New York Times[1]:
      The latest effort comes not in some green hub like Portland, Ore., but in the Persian Gulf, fueled as much by oil wealth —— and the need to find postpetroleum business models —— as environmental zeal.