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Fossil Energy Independence and Unintended Consequences

There is no argument that the use of fossil energy sources can affect the environment negatively. Anyone who lived in 1950’s Detroit can tell tales of ‘black snow’; coal ash ejected into the atmosphere by home and industrial furnaces, and falling back and coating the earth like black snow. 663 more words

Philosophy

Oh, Crimea Referendum

Russian armed forces incurred and occupied Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula on 27 February, 2014. A short time after the incursion, Crimea announced that a referendum would be held on March 16, 2014 to determine whether Crimea would secede from Ukraine and become part of the Russian Federation. 405 more words

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