Stamping Out Dirty Fossil Fuels

After 9/11, Americans were forced to recognize the reality of global terrorism – a reality that other countries had been wrestling with for decades. The BP oil disaster, which President Obama has likened to an environmental 9/11, is forcing us to recognize another painful reality with global implications – the true cost of energy.
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The Future of Big Oil

The deluge of oil in the BP Gulf disaster is matched only by the gush of stories it’s generated. Making sense of it all can be tough, but the occasional commentary makes the long-term picture clear. One of those was the analysis offered by Deborah Gordon and Dan Sperling in Sunday’s Washington Post, showing why oil companies aren’t ever going to be serious about the renewables that 92 percent of Americans want supported.
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