There is this ridiculous notion that the earth is some magical waste dump that can absorb every harmful thing we do.
Some believe we can spew forth every kind of toxic garbage into the air, water, and earth and, magically and somehow it’s all good.
This happy time worldview is a direct result of a rampant childlike indifference to preserving and protecting our natural resources, and our own lives.
The “need for greed,” to get top dollar, that infects our energy industry “leaders” makes them distort the facts of global warming in the junk science they publish.
Our leaders take the corporate contributions of fossil fuel predators and vote their way, insisting that we not trust our senses that that’s what they are doing, even as they do it at the cost of our health and safety and survival. In the bargain, they stall cleaner, safer renewable energy sources.
Remember those tobacco execs swearing before Congress that they weren’t spiking cigarettes with nicotine, and that no one’s health was at risk. Continue reading