February 24, 2012

Phase Out Nuclear, Coal & Oil in 25 Yrs.

Russell Mokhiber, CounterPunch


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We can phase out the three poisons – nuclear, coal and oil – in twenty-five years.

And replace them with solar, wind and energy efficiency.

The science and technology say yes.

It’s now only about politics.

Or as S. David Freeman puts it – about values.

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TAGGED: Renewables, Oil, Coal, Nuclear Power

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