Regardless of what Donald Trump might think, the planet is in trouble, and our over-dependence on fossil fuels is partly to blame. They are not safe, they are not clean, and evidence points to them playing a role in climate change (you just need to look out your window on any given day to know it’s real).
That said, the days of fossil fuels are numbered. As Thom Hartmann pointed out in his powerful, almost-prophetic 1998 book, the Last Hours of Ancient Sunlight, there is only so much of the stuff to go around. Like many things on earth, they are non-renewable. [Read more…]