The True Cost of Gas, Climate Censorship, and Much More!

WHAT DOESN’T WORK

Fossil Fuel Follies

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Credit University of Texas

OO California Orders Oil Companies To Stop
Drilling Near Drinking Water Supplies
after finding that the companies are contaminating water supplies with oil waste.

OO The True Cost of Gas?
About $4 More Per Gallon Than You Pay Now
says a new study that accounts for the social costs of burning it.

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Oil spill on the Washington River. Credit AP/ Washington Dept of Ecology

OO Motor Oil Spill Contaminates Washington River

OO Australia: Emissions Still Climbing As Coal Use Rises – despite climate change denying govt efforts to curb emissions, says recent report.

Misleading the Public

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Florida Governor Rick Scott has pled ignorance on an important security issue: climate change. AP

OO Florida Officials Ban The Term ‘Climate Change’ among employees.

OO Florida’s Not The Only State Censoring The Term ‘Climate Change’

OO Utilities Wage Campaign Against Rooftop Solar

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Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell. Credit AP/J. Scott Applewhite

OO Climate Traitor: GOP’s McConnell
Tells States To Ignore US Carbon Emission Rules

OO Doubting Climate Science: Produced by ex Tobacco Marketers – who misled the public on how bad smoking is, along with some new faces, all fueled by the fossil fuel industry.

Inadequate Funding

OO India’s Clean Energy Research Budget Disappoints Scientists

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About melharte

Mel (Mary Ellen) Harte is a biologist (PhD) and climate change educator. She co-authored the free online book, COOL THE EARTH, SAVE THE ECONOMY, available at www.CoolTheEarth.US, and writes the CLIMATE CHANGE THIS WEEK column at the HuffingtonPost. Living summers in the alpine Rockies, she is on the frontlines of watching what climate change can do. Her diagnostic digital photographs of wildflowers have appeared in numerous publications.
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