Really, guys? We don't have enough problems to deal with?
James Hansen, our chief climate scientist, says tar sands extraction means "game over for the climate. Canada's tar sands....contain twice the amount of carbon dioxide emitted by global oil use in our entire history." Not to mention the mess it creates traipsing through our heartland.
Didn't he rail against Bush for using secret memos and executive privilege?
Smoking is bad for us. Coal-fired power plants are the single largest U.S. source of global warming pollution.