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Soundbites Drillbits

I need quick stats and talking points to use IN FAVOR of banning drilling in state waters along the Florida Coast. [more inside]
posted by swlabr on Jul 15, 2010 - 4 answers

hali burton little help out there?!

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?!
posted by markkraft on Jun 17, 2010 - 4 answers

The oil spill is bad, isn't it?

Any ammo for an argument with someone who doesn't think the BP oil spill is bad? [more inside]
posted by adverb on Jun 14, 2010 - 25 answers

Should I Just Send Dawn Instead of Dollars?

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.
posted by questionsandanchors on Jun 3, 2010 - 4 answers

I feel like I'm eating oil for breakfast

What are the top 3 things I can do this year to avoid consuming non-renewable resources? [more inside]
posted by brandnew on Apr 17, 2008 - 32 answers

How many nukes would we need to replace oil, coal, natural gas

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)?
posted by DarkForest on Jun 6, 2007 - 52 answers

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