22 Sep '11, 8am

Animals Footing the Bill of Oil and Coal | Care2 Causes

Animals Footing the Bill of Oil and Coal | Care2 Causes

NOTE: This is a guest post from Leda Huta, Executive Director for the Endangered Species Coalition. As we lumber ahead in this new global economy using the same fuels that we’ve used for the past 200 years, fighting the same old fights over oil and coal, wildlife is increasingly footing the bill. Despite the incredible ingenuity, creativity and talent of Americans, our leaders have insisted on keeping our energy economy literally stuck in the age of dinosaurs–a time when the oil, coal and natural gas that we use today was being formed. Instead of moving forward, oil and gas industries, flush with record-breaking profits have wielded their power to keep us mired in oil. And the toll these industries exact on our nation’s disappearing wildlife has been severe. Even with pictures of oil-soaked pelicans from the Deepwater Horizon disaster seared into our collective memories, t...

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