17 May '11, 2am

Elemn schools losing libraries&librarians while Big Oil gets $1.4B tax breaks #p2 #cdnpoli #onpoli

Dear David Suzuki, March 28/2011 I have recently retired from a ground transportation company. Most of their vehicles ran on propane, which as far as I know combusts completely and does not cause toxic residues released into the atmosphere. Why can’t someone who is interested enough in climate change and reduction of GHGs lobby respective governments with what I see as a perfect solution to vehicle emissions? I know the oil companies would not be easily persuaded to let go of their absurd, disgusting and ridiculous profits but surely even they must see that the oil will eventually run out. Why not have the Automobile Industry produce vehicles to run specifically on propane or natural gas or LPG as it is known as in Holland, where by the way, about 95% of vehicles run on LPG, which is available in all gas stations. At the moment for a vehicle to run on propane it needs to b...

Full article: http://www.davidsuzuki.org/blogs/panther-lounge/2011/03/b...

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climateprogress.org 17 May '11, 1pm

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climateprogress.org 16 May '11, 2pm

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nrdc.org 17 May '11, 11pm

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Senate Holds Hearing on Big Oil Tax Breaks

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triplepundit.com 13 May '11, 10am

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triplepundit.com 14 May '11, 3pm

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davidsuzuki.org 17 May '11, 6pm

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switchboard.nrdc.org 12 May '11, 1pm

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davidsuzuki.org 20 May '11, 5pm

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