28 Feb '14, 11am

Oil, coal and gas disasters that are costing us all

Oil, coal and gas disasters that are costing us all

While opponents of clean energy love to talk about the costs of going green, we often ignore or vastly underestimate the economic impact of sticking with the status quo. Even conservative economists have calculated that damage from coal costs the economy more than the energy it generates it's worth . And cancer clusters around oil refineries are exerting a terrible price that can't simply be measured by money. That's before we even start talking about accidents. Yet fossil fuel related accidents appear to be happening thick and fast at the moment, with tax payers and business owners often being left to pick up the check. Here are just a few of the incidents that have happened since the beginning of the year. Kind of puts all the fuss about a few Tesla fires into perspective, doesn't it? West Virginia chemical spill When a tank owned by Freedom Industries leaked a chemical ...

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