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Coal is toxic when it's mined.
Strip Mining
67% of U.S. Coal <br> Comes from strip mines
67% of U.S. Coal
Comes from strip mines
Strip Mining Devastation
While politicians <br> posture about nonexistent <br> clean coal
While politicians
posture about nonexistent
clean coal
Strip Mining
Citizens Bear Witness <br> To the Devastation
Citizens Bear Witness
To the Devastation
Ongoing devastation
pervasive and irreversible <br> Colbert Report
pervasive and irreversible
Colbert Report
Strip Mining
MUST BE HALTED! <br> Journal Science Podcast
MUST BE HALTED!
Journal Science Podcast
Strip Mining
Song about West Virginia <br> Before the Devastation
Song about West Virginia
Before the Devastation


Coal is toxic when it's burned.
Stackgas Pollution
Video Of Pollution <br> From a Coal Fired Power Plant
Video Of Pollution
From a Coal Fired Power Plant
Stackgas Pollution
Health Problems Linked to <br> Coal Fired Power Plants
Health Problems Linked to
Coal Fired Power Plants
Stackgas Pollution
Legislators Try to Restrict <br> The Pollution
Legislators Try to Restrict
The Pollution
Coal Fights to Continue
Mercury Pollution
Mercury Pollution
Coal Fights
to Continue

Mercury Pollution
Mercury Pollution
Coal Fights
to Continue

Mercury Pollution
Mercury Pollution
Coal Fights
to Continue

Mercury Pollution
Mercury Pollution
Coal companies
assert their right

to poison women & children <br> with mercury!
to poison women & children
with mercury!


Coal waste is toxic, too.
Coal tailings at mines and leftover waste in ash ponds near coal fired power plants are toxic.
Toxic ash ponds
video
video
Toxic ash ponds
list of disasters
list of disasters
Toxic ash ponds
Media reports
Media reports
Toxic ash ponds
Media reports
Media reports
Toxic ash
used in agriculture

Is this wise?
Is this wise?


Clean Coal?
No such thing!
Reality Check


Interview with
Robert Kennedy Jr.


Clean coal is fictional
Video Interview
Video Interview
Get Real!
No such thing!


Get Real!
No such thing!


No such thing!
Interview with Al Gore
Interview with Al Gore
Hazardous Leakage
As expensive <br> carbon storage FAILS!
As expensive
carbon storage FAILS!
Singing Lumps of Coal
won't wash it clean
won't wash it clean


Peak Oil, Off-shore drilling and Unacceptable Pollution From Tar Sands
Peak Oil
Hubbert Curve

Video
Video
ENERGY SHOCK!
As Increasing Demand

Outstrips Shrinking Supply <br> Video
Outstrips Shrinking Supply
Video
Peak Oil
HOW WILL YOU

RIDE OUT THE SLIDE? <br> An animation
RIDE OUT THE SLIDE?
An animation
The U.S. Military
Warns of tightening supply

And then shortages <br> by 2015
And then shortages
by 2015


Unacceptable Pollution From Tar Sands
Horrific Pollution
Documented
in Video

The wholesale destruction of <br> Canadian lands
The wholesale destruction of
Canadian lands
To prevent runaway
Greenhouse effects
from CO2 emission

Dr. James Hansen <br> The exploitation <br> of the Tar Sands MUST be ended <br> by international treaty
Dr. James Hansen
The exploitation
of the Tar Sands MUST be ended
by international treaty
Horrific Pollution
Unacceptable CO2 emissions

Call for Action <br> to STOP the <br> Canadian Tar Sands
Call for Action
to STOP the
Canadian Tar Sands
Horrific Pollution
Unacceptable CO2 emissions

The wholesale destruction of <br> Alberta, Canadian
The wholesale destruction of
Alberta, Canadian
Stop The Keystone
Pipeline

End the Tar Sands <br> in Canada
End the Tar Sands
in Canada
Youth Movement
Joins with 350.org

To Protest <br> Keystone Pipeline <br> from Canadian Tar Sands
To Protest
Keystone Pipeline
from Canadian Tar Sands
Further Discussion
of the Keystone Pipeline

Scientists, Environmentalists  <br> and Youth Movement <br> Continue the Campaign
Scientists, Environmentalists
and Youth Movement
Continue the Campaign
THE BURNING OF
FOSSIL FUELS
MUST END

Dr. James Hansen <br> The runaway greenhouse effect
Dr. James Hansen
The runaway greenhouse effect


Natural Gas and Water Contamination in 34 States by Hydraulic Fracturing (Fracking)
Hydraulic Fracturing
poisoning drinking water
in 34 states

Jon Stewart interviews <br> Josh Fox - Gasland Documentary
Jon Stewart interviews
Josh Fox - Gasland Documentary
Hydraulic Fracturing
poisoning drinking water
in 34 states

Jon Stewart interviews <br> Josh Fox - Gasland II
Jon Stewart interviews
Josh Fox - Gasland II
Contamination
of Drinking Water

Across the U.S.A. <br> to extract <br> natural gas from shale
Across the U.S.A.
to extract
natural gas from shale
Peak Natural Gas
in Northern Hemisphere

Discussion of <br> Traditional Reserves
Discussion of
Traditional Reserves
Natural Gas
downgraded estimates

Of extractable<br> shale gas resources
Of extractable
shale gas resources
Hydraulic Fracturing
Triggers Earthquakes

USGS reports<br> remarkable increase
USGS reports
remarkable increase

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