Critical List: Britain’s new shale gas bonanza; 48 hours in a box, with plants
British people now have a greater stake in fighting against hydrofracking: turns out their country has a lot of shale gas.
Luckily, though, they live in Europe, where gas executives admit that, at the very least, drilling should become safer.
The U.S. could be the biggest market for solar power in the world.
Which is all fine and good, but it would be nice if Barack Obama would say something about climate change besides that dealing with it will be “not impossible, but difficult.”
Maybe everyone would feel kinder towards plants if they had to spend 48 hours in an airtight container breathing only oxygen that the plants trapped with them produced.
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