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  •  But the system is ossified (1+ / 0-)
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    by the immense wealth of those who have profited from the status quo. Their entrenched power is opposed to shifting away from fossil fuels. Instead, we will get fracking, "clean coal", more deep ocean drilling, and more arctic drilling -- especially as the arctic ocean ice melts.

    We are trapped in a positive feedback loop and the only way out requires eliminating the power of the Owners of the status quo.

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