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Greenius Says No to Offshore Drilling. Mr. President, You Are Following A Failed Strategy & Wasting Time

Creative Greenius

It’s perfectly obvious that President Obama is attempting to reach out to the right and members of Congress who are owned by the oil industry with his move this week to make offshore drilling part of his energy mix. In August 2009 a state-of-the-art rig using “new technology&# spilled 2000 barrels of oil a day for 10 weeks into the fragile East Timor Sea. Offshore drilling is good for the economy and will create jobs!

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2018 Environmental Performance Index: Air quality top public health threat

Green Car Congress

This ranking puts the United States near the back of the industrialized nations, behind France (2 nd ), the United Kingdom (6 th ), Germany (13 th ), Italy (16 th ), Japan (20 th ), and Canada (25 th ). Of the emerging economies, China and India rank 120 th and 177 th respectively, reflecting the strain population pressures and rapid economic growth impose on the environment, note the researchers. Sustainability outcomes among emerging economies remains highly variable.

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