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To: Sir Napsalot
A sustained gas glut could undermine new investments in wind, solar, nuclear and energy efficiency systems — which have zero emissions — and thus keep us addicted to fossil fuels for decades.

We are not "addicted". There's no need to inject emotional terms into the discussion. We simply want the most reliable source at the lowest available price. Right now, the "green" sources cannot compete with the carbon-based sources on price, availability, or reliability. When they can, our "addiction" will magically disappear overnight. (True addicts will inform you that true addictions do not disappear overnight, and getting rid of one is far more painful than simply finding a superior alternative.)

6 posted on 08/06/2012 9:57:31 AM PDT by Teacher317 ('Tis time to fear when tyrants seem to kiss.)
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To: Teacher317

Thomas Friedman is addicted to oxygen, and I really think it’s time for him to make himself independent of this very destructive chemical element.


13 posted on 08/06/2012 3:21:14 PM PDT by Steely Tom (If the Constitution can be a living document, I guess a corporation can be a person.)
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To: Teacher317

We’re addicted to cheap energy. We don’t care where it comes from as long as it is cheap.


14 posted on 08/07/2012 7:07:12 PM PDT by Lorianne (fedgov, taxporkmoney)
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