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  •  They're vastly, vastly dirtier and more expensive (2+ / 0-)
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    cynndara, Calamity Jean

    than solar, wind, tidal, and geothermal.

    income gains to the top 1% from 2009 to 2011 were 121% of all income increases. How did that happen? Incomes to the bottom 99% fell by 0.4%

    by JesseCW on Sun Mar 31, 2013 at 08:26:13 AM PDT

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    •  sure (4+ / 0-)

      but I don't see that we are goign to be building these at anywhere near the fast enough rate to be able to take up base load power in the next twenty years.  Maybe if we'd spent that two trillion on renewables instead of pissing it down a rat hole in Iraq, but we didn't.

      Hay hombres que luchan un dia, y son buenos Hay otros que luchan un año, y son mejores Hay quienes luchan muchos años, y son muy buenos. Pero hay los que luchan toda la vida. Esos son los imprescindibles.

      by Mindful Nature on Sun Mar 31, 2013 at 08:47:07 AM PDT

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