WHAT DOESN’T WORK
The Legacy of Fossil Fuels, and Their Combustion:
“We have privatized profits and socialized costs”
Fossil Fuel Follies
OO Coal Demand Set To Break 9 Billion Tonne Barrier This Decade
OO Sloppy Fracking Practices Result In Large Methane Leaks
OO Florida Fracking: State Uilities Want You To Pay For It
OO Methane Still Belches From US’s Old Oil And Gas Wells
OO As U.S. Cleans Up, It’s Exporting More Pollution – we’re using less coal, but exporting more fossil fuels — so we’re still creating more climate change…
A Tesla electric roadster: it can be a lot dirtier than it looks, depending on how the electricity was generated. Wikipedia
OO Without Clean Electricity E-Cars Aren’t Clean says a new study; electricity from coal makes them worse than regular gas cars.
OO The U.S. Energy Story: Not a Pretty Picture
A new interactive map of US energy production over the past 20 years shows the biggest growth has been in natural gas, nuclear and biofuels; 2 out of 3 spout carbon emissions….
OO Most Americans Aren’t Aware Of The Health Impacts Of Climate Change
Bad Ideas: Damning Big Dams
OO False Victories For Sustainability: Amazonian Hydropower – there is a rising backlash against the huge economical, environmental, and sociological costs dams bring.
OO Lao Hydro Dam To Seriously Affect Vietnam’s Mekong Delta both agricultural and aquatic resources, experts warn.
OO Climate Accord Struck In Lima, But Key Decisions Postponed
Join the swelling numbers of voters TELLING Congress they’ll vote for Clean Energy candidates here. This is an ongoing campaign (the next Congressional election is this year!) so please, spread the word. It’s our way of telling Congress that a strong clean energy voting bloc is out there. This is how YOU can make a difference.
For more on Climate Change, check out my weekly column at the HuffingtonPost, Climate Change This Week
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