Thursday, August 16, in Cambridge [please download & distribute flyer]
Coal provides half of America’s electricity, but at what cost? Though rhetoric about “clean coal” abounds, 36% of US global warming emissions comes from our coal-burning plants. Every 11-1/2 days, the explosive equivalent of the Hiroshima atomic bomb is unleashed on the mountains of southern West Virginia and eastern Kentucky—for coal.
Burning the Future: Coal in America examines the explosive conflict between the coal industry and residents of West Virginia. Confronted by a global reliance on coal-generated electricity, local activists watch the world praise coal without regard to the devastation caused by its extraction.
Friday, August 10, 2012
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
|Wireless, Slightly-too-short couch, clean laundry. Rating: 4 out of 5 knapsacks|