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informative video about wealth inequality in america w/ powerful and easy-to-understand graphics of what inequality actually looks like.

got this from a huffington post article by al gore.

this is a rude awakening of the truth, and not a pleasant truth, at that…

last year, all the world’s nations combined pumped nearly 38.2 billion tons of carbon dioxide into the air…the total amounts to more than 2.4 million pounds (1.1 million kilograms) of carbon dioxide released into the air every second.

from an article in the huffington post (by seth borenstein)

sometimes…i wonder if it’s already too late to do anything about this problem, which is at this point, so overwhelmingly clear that it’s a problem

we have gained relative to the developing world through two centuries of access to cheap fossil fuel energy. what sort of moral authority do we have in negotiations aimed at convincing them to reduce their own emissions, if we show no willingness to do the same after having had a two century head-start in building a fossil fuel based economy?

michael mann — climatologist from penn state university
(in a huffington post article about hurricane sandy that ravaged the northeastern US coastline)

listen up america + all developed nations!