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Friday, March 2, 2012

America's Neverending Fossil Fuel Fever

America's Neverending Fossil Fuel Fever

Michael Klare, The Nation
It was not very long ago that America seemed headed on a path of reduced dependence on fossil fuels;oil, coal and natural gas and greater reliance on renewable forms of energy, such as wind and solar. Our addiction to fossil fuels is one of the most serious threats to our national security in the twenty-first century. Barack Obama declared while campaigning for president in 2008. Not only does the consumption of these fuels contribute to global warming, he argued; it also finances anti-American tyrants and terrorists. 

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