Critical List: U.S. imported less than 50 percent of its oil in 2010
We're off foreign oil! More or less.
One price we'll pay for that: ads with blue skies and green fields and a man with a reassuring voice saying that natural gas is totally, totally safe.
The Obama administration had little luck convincing a congressional subcommittee on foreign affairs that offering climate aid to affected countries would be a good thing.
But the California Republican who heads the committee thinks clearing old and rotting trees in rain forests would stop climate change. Science!
The U.K. just passed a far-reaching, forward-thinking plan to combat climate change. Obama doesn't want to talk about it. (What he's thinking: "Grumble, grumble; if I were head of a parliamentary system…")
Oh, that carbon-spewing vehicle is for national defense? Sure, use whatever fuel you want!
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