Recent EPA letter estimates annual emissions from development & use of Tar Sands crude at between 1.3 & 27.4 metric tons. Anybody know the annual world total? MMTC02e is precise unit shown in link.
I need quick stats and talking points to use IN FAVOR of banning drilling in state waters along the Florida Coast. [more inside]
The Daily Show's "Moment of Zen" recently concluded with a clip from a 1951 Halliburton promotional film on oil.. I did a bit of searching, but no dice... Can anyone out there help me track this down?!
Any ammo for an argument with someone who doesn't think the BP oil spill is bad? [more inside]
What conservation or local groups are currently working on cleaning up the oil from the BP oil spill, especially in terms of wildlife? I'd like to donate as I'm not able to volunteer.
What are the top 3 things I can do this year to avoid consuming non-renewable resources? [more inside]
Lets just say that the U.S. decided to stop burning hydrocarbons (oil, coal, natural gas) completely for environmental reasons. Lets say that everything went electric. Cars, Power Plants, factories, everything. How many nuclear plants (using current technology) would we need to produce? Would there be one in every moderate sized town? Also, how long would the raw materials last before another energy crisis was imminent (peak uranium, I guess)?