Gore Wants US to Abandon Fossil Fuels by 2018

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    Gore Calls for Carbon-Free Electric Power - NYTimes.com
     
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    Yeah, how about all those private Jets he flies around on. I guess he is saying do as I say not as I do.

    just one flight on his private jets releases more bad shit into the air than I will in my whole life.
     
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    He didn't say he was.

    He just wants most of us, to.
     
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    QUESTION:


    if we had a five year plan that took us completely off of petroleum, both foreign and domestic, but increased Nuclear Energy facilities who would hop on board?


    I live less than 30 miles from a full Nuclear Power plant. the University of Missouri HAS a nuclear reactor in city limits. I'm aware of three mile island and am all for greener energies to fill in the gaps... But they are not enough.


    thoughts?
     
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    If we took the $700 billion dollars we spent on Iraq and spent it on alternative energy, we could free ourselves of our dependence on foreign oil. We have the technology. All we need is the political will.
     
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    i didnt ask about a what if or shoulda. We are where we are. Would you trade fossil fuels for nuclear energy with green sources filling in the gaps.
     
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    Nuclear energy is a disaster, and there is no need for it.
     

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