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RE: Fair Warning

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Posted by S.H. Le on October 6, 2000 19:54:29 UTC

You`d think this would make people more concerned about CO2 emissions as they contribute to global warming melting the polar ice caps... you`d think high gas prices would even better convey the message by appealing to the capitalist sense of greed, but apparently not. Instead we have truck drivers baracading city routes, we continue to have suburbanites that make their long morning commutes to work into conjested city centers where they toil away to purchase life`s comforts.

Our`s is a society addicted to an unrenewable resource... gas prices SHOULD be high, it screws up our atmosphere and wreaks havoc on climate. The sad thing is, the technology to revert to alternative forms of energy exists NOW.

Thus, here are things you can do (thanks!):
(visit www.davidsuzuki.org for more info on carbon dioxide emissions)
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