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America's Addiction to Oil - Infographic

Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, energy, eco-friendly, greenliving, protection )

- 1870 days ago -
Everyone knows about America's addiction to oil, but many may not realize the severity of the issue. Check out the infographic below for stats on just how serious America's oil dependence is compared to the rest of the world and what we can do to begin

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Ben O (171)
Monday April 8, 2013, 5:28 am
"Dear future generations; Please accept our apologies,
we were rolling drunk on petroleum"
(Kurt Vonnegut"

Kit B (276)
Monday April 8, 2013, 7:34 am

If we are to begin to address this at all, we must end all the subsidies to OIL,GAS, and COAL. That will increase the price and make us very aware of the expense of using fossil fuels. People in US whine, every time the price of gasoline increases by a few cents. If it increased by a few dollars they just might realize just what they doing and how expensive this is to planet earth. Do not build XL Pipeline, sign every petition and call congress daily, don't forget those calls to the White House.

Frans Badenhorst (582)
Monday April 8, 2013, 8:14 am
amazing how we are conditioned (and forced) to consume specific products????

Past Member (0)
Monday April 8, 2013, 9:42 am
Somewhat off topic, but look who we're supporting by buying so much of our oil....

S S (0)
Monday April 8, 2013, 11:40 am
Thank you.

Winn A (179)
Monday April 8, 2013, 2:22 pm

Michela M (3964)
Monday April 8, 2013, 2:52 pm

. (0)
Monday April 8, 2013, 3:08 pm
Yet, Obama is digging his heals into oil anywhere he can.

Michela M (3964)
Monday April 8, 2013, 5:33 pm

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Please Join & Invite friends to Join
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AGAINST: Corporate Control, Deforestation, Illegal Logging, Global Warming, Pollution, CO2Emissions, Indigenous Peoples Displacement, Pet Trade, GMO Food, Vivisection… Also other Primates, as Chimpanzees, Gorillas, Gibbons, & Monkeys for Vivisection are dealt in this Group. Petitions/Info/Videos/Pics are here.
Please!! Join, Sign, Invite friends to Join!! Individually: we are one DROP, all together: we are an OCEAN!! ALL together we can make a difference!! Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world -Margaret Mead Thanks!! Michela

Aaron Bouchard (158)
Monday April 8, 2013, 7:36 pm
Noted thanks

SusanAWAY Allen (219)
Monday April 8, 2013, 7:39 pm
Noted and shared.

Ann B (60)
Monday April 8, 2013, 7:52 pm
noted - thank you

s.parameswaran Shanmugam (11)
Tuesday April 9, 2013, 8:03 am

Carol H (229)
Tuesday April 9, 2013, 10:56 am
shocking numbers, thanks Cher

Gvapo T (22)
Tuesday April 9, 2013, 12:30 pm
wow, there is quite a difference between US and EU...
thanks cher

Patricia R (13)
Tuesday April 9, 2013, 3:02 pm

Sara P (57)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 6:20 am
Thank Cher, noted.

Judith Hand (55)
Monday April 15, 2013, 11:03 am
Noted and viewed.

Muriel Servaege (53)
Tuesday April 23, 2013, 11:17 am
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