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America's Addiction to Oil - Infographic


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Cher
- 377 days ago - greenerideal.com
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 Oscarsito (347)
Monday April 8, 2013, 5:28 am
"Dear future generations; Please accept our apologies,
we were rolling drunk on petroleum"
(Kurt Vonnegut"
 

Kit B. (277)
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 (538)
Monday April 8, 2013, 8:14 am
amazing how we are conditioned (and forced) to consume specific products????
 

Barbara D. (107)
Monday April 8, 2013, 9:42 am
Somewhat off topic, but look who we're supporting by buying so much of our oil....
 

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

Winn Adams (178)
Monday April 8, 2013, 2:22 pm
Thanks
 

Michela m. (3405)
Monday April 8, 2013, 2:52 pm
Noted!!
 

Alllan Yorkowitz (462)
Monday April 8, 2013, 3:08 pm
Yet, Obama is digging his heals into oil anywhere he can.
 

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Monday April 8, 2013, 5:33 pm


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Aaron Bouchard (109)
Monday April 8, 2013, 7:36 pm
Noted thanks
 

Susan Allen (209)
Monday April 8, 2013, 7:39 pm
Noted and shared.
 

Ann B. (138)
Monday April 8, 2013, 7:52 pm
noted - thank you
 

s.parameswaran Shanmugam (10)
Tuesday April 9, 2013, 8:03 am
noted
 

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

Gvapo T. (21)
Tuesday April 9, 2013, 12:30 pm
noted
wow, there is quite a difference between US and EU...
thanks cher
 

Patricia R. (12)
Tuesday April 9, 2013, 3:02 pm
thanx!
 

Sara P. (54)
Wednesday April 10, 2013, 6:20 am
Thank Cher, noted.
 

Jude Hand (48)
Monday April 15, 2013, 11:03 am
Noted and viewed.
 

Muriel Servaege (37)
Tuesday April 23, 2013, 11:17 am
Noted!
 
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