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PUMP - How, When and Why to End Our Oil Reliance
The Coalition for Quality Children's Media
This film is a wake up call offering alternatives that you can implement today and help break the oil monopoly.
Teaching Our Kids to Save the Planet
Dana H. Glazer
Without frightening them, I believe we need to educate our children about the larger global problems we face, as well as to empower them to do something about it. I want them to understand that even the smallest action can have profound repercussions.
One Path Led to Green Energy, the Other to Oil Wars -- Guess Which One We Chose
There's a crossroads moment in our recent history that comes back to me whenever I think of our warming planet.
Barack Obama Prepares for War Footing
International investigative author
A newly-propounded Executive Order renews and updates the president's power to take control of all civil energy supplies, including oil and natural gas, control and restrict all civil transportation, and even provides the option to re-enable a draft.
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: House Transportation Bills Strikes First as Tragedy, Then as Dangerous Farce
Senior Analyst, U.S. Public Interest Research Group
The agenda for transportation advanced by the House this week flies directly in the face of clear trends in how Americans are choosing to travel.
If Iran Moves, the USA Has No Plan for an Oil Interruption
International investigative author
It will come as a shock to most Americans, but no presidential candidate -- nor any candidate, nor any local, state or federal government -- has developed a contingency plan in the event of a protracted oil cut-off.
Iraq Final March Home: Thoughts From a Latina Vet
CEO & Publisher, Gracefully Global Group LLC & Author, "Go...
What matters right now is that our bravest are coming home; the flow of body bags from Iraq has stopped. I pray for at least one moment of unity to celebrate this milestone.
Apple vs. Exxon: The Triumph of Tech Over Oil? Not So Fast
The New CAFE Standards Are Good, But We'll Still Be Drinking Oil
President & Co-Founder, Generate Capital; Founder, SunEdison, ...
While I commend the Obama administration and 13 automakers for boosting the Corporate Average Fuel Economy of cars and light-duty trucks sold in the U.S., it is only a baby step toward solving our real problem: oil addiction.
Green Shoots for Oil Independence
Former Director, Energy and Climate Program, Carnegie Endowmen...
Green shoots prophesying accelerated declines in American oil consumption are cropping up everywhere. Even before the recession, total domestic oil consumption was in decline and the trend accelerated as the economy lagged.
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U.S. Dependency On Foreign Oil Below 50 Percent For First Time In A Decade
No Nukes Now? A Lesson From Japan and Questions About the Security of Japan's Nuclear Waste
Japan, the only nation to suffer the horrific effects of nuclear warfare is, shockingly, one of this planet's largest consumers of nuclear energy.
What the Christian Coalition and the National Wildlife Federation Have in Common
Christian leader for social change; President and Founder @Soj...
Roberta Combs, CCA president and Larry Schweiger, NWF president, have written a joint column calling for a comprehensive clean energy policy.
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Crude World: An Interview with Peter Maass
Director of Marketing, Dataminr for News
By now, we all know the environmental costs of oil. But in his book,
, author Peter Maass offers a first hand account of the social costs: poverty, war and corruption.
Opportunity Knocking -- Green Auto Financing
If the taxpayer will now foot the bill for auto financing then we should get something in return -- cleaner air and lower oil imports.
Energy: What Americans Don't Know Can Hurt Us
Scott Bittle and Jean Johnson
Senior fellows at Public Agenda
A lot of the political debate on energy is blowing right past most Americans.
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The Big Fix
Offshore Drilling Won't Help, But "Green Stimulus" Can
Co-Director, Center for Economic and Policy Research, Washingt...
, McCain again mentioned "offshore drilling" as part of a plan to reduce dependence on foreign oil. And he got away with it.
McCain's Energy Ignorance
Editor-at-Large, The National Post
John McCain foolishly credited the recent $10-a-barrel drop in the price of oil to President Bush's lifting of the offshore drill ban. What's he going to do when prices nudge or jump upwards again?
Schwarzenegger: Feeding Oil Addiction Not The Answer
The Simple Arithmetic of John McCain's Bogus Claims of Energy Independence
Here's a very simple primer on the global economics of oil, to demonstrate why McCain is, once again, way off base.
In the Age of the Superbugs: What is the Remedy?
Founder and executive editor, MediaChannel
Has the concept of the "superbug" become a metaphor for our times, a sign that our institutions set up to solve problems are making them worse?
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