A can of cokePicture it, the year 2050, not too far away. You might even be reading this in the year 2050, in which case you can have a good laugh at my portrayal of your time. Welcome to MY year 2050, global warming has accelerated due in no small part to the continued greenhouse gas emissions of the United States. Were starting to feel it big time. Not bears drowning on a chunk of ice on the North Pole feeling it, New York underwater feeling it. Birds dropping out of the sky from heat exhaustion feeling it. If youre a smart man or woman you may be asking yourself, what is there that remains valuable in a time of chaos such as this. The answer is simple, blatant and simple. Coke. No not cocaine, Coke, the fizzy refreshing drink.
How did a simple beverage gain such great value? Simple. Environmental terrorists destroyed the Coca-Cola production factory in Atlanta. Its as valuable as gold now, due in no small part to the aristocratic collectors who demand a cold refreshment to take