TITLE

It's time to break the fossil fuel habit

AUTHOR(S)
Schmookler, Andrew Bard
PUB. DATE
October 1997
SOURCE
Christian Science Monitor;10/6/97, Vol. 89 Issue 218, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Opinion. Discusses the so-called profligate consumption of fossil fuels in the world in the late 1990s. The danger to the atmosphere and the environment of spewing gasses into the atmosphere; The relative certainty about the problem of global warming; The economic and political power held by the gas, oil and coal industries; The combination of public relations from fossil-fuel industries and the desire of consumers to avoid recognizing realities that are harmful.
ACCESSION #
9710084539

 

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