"When in the course of human events it becomes necessary..." OK, students of American History, think you know the rest of this historic American sentence? If you guessed, "... for one people to rid themselves of an energy system that may threaten their lives and liberties, it is only decent that they should declare the causes of separation from the dependence on Fossil Fuels," you're right. Here's the complete "Declaration of Independence from Fossil Fuels." The document was written by fifteen-year-old climate activist Alec Loorz, who has been organizing his peers to fight global warming since he saw Al Gore's …
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Osha Gray Davidson has been an investigative reporter for 25 years and is the author of six books of nonfiction. He publishes the online journal The Phoenix Sun covering solar power.
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