power you say? Nuclear is nuts because it leaves indisposable
waste that is poisonous for millions of years.We can't even agree
on what to do with the stockpiles of nuclear waste we have now
while our government considers financing new PRIVATELY OWNED nuclear
power plants that will be built with YOUR tax dollars.
many geologists think the end of oil is sooner than we thought.
Do a web search on the "peak oil theory if you want to scare
yourself some more. Is there any light at the end of the many
tunnels we face in our age? Perhaps.There are several major corporations,
many of which have been among the biggest polluters on the planet,
who realize the energy and environmental challenges of this era
and are adapting policies and procedures to make the change to
renewable and sustainable energy systems and thereby protect their
my article on General Electric for an example:
Change or Hot Wind at GE?
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light of the recent problems in the U.S. election system and the
antiquated Electoral College, perhaps the last aspect of life
in which "We the people" can truly have influence is
in what we do with our money.
yourself a few questions. Is your money supporting a company that
creates pollution? Is your money being used by a company that
adds to the depletion of natural resources without replenishing
or accounting for them? Is your money in a company that produces
disproportionate amounts of waste in the creation of their products?
(If your money is in a company that makes automobiles with internal
combustion engines and steel bodies, you should answer yes to
all of these questions). Are you putting your money in companies
that produce energy from renewable resources or have a progressive
energy or natural resource accounting policy? Can you sleep comfortably
after answering these questions honestly (sans pharmaceuticals)?
your consumption habits make you a virtual weapon of mass destruction?
Do you support companies that are making the United States vulnerable
to enemy attack? Does what you buy line the pockets of nations
who are hostile to America? If you filled your car with gasoline
today the answer to that question is yes. If your money didn't
go to Arab nations it may have gone to Chavez in Venezuela (Citgo
is a Venezuelan company). If you shopped at Wal-Mart part of your
money most likely went to China (where the military & manufacturing
industries are pretty much the same entity.. So right there you
just supported a Communist empire with a horrible human rights
and environmental record.
multi-national corporations have become more & more deregulated
while simultaneously being given more access in Washington both
the strength and sovereignty of The U.S. has been compromised.
Every empire in history has fallen at the peak of their military
and financial power; why should The United States be any different?
I'm asking you for an answer. Do a comparative study of the fall
of the Roman, Greek, British, French & German empires and
you will see how much we presently have in common with them at
the time of their fall.
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