Wed 16 Apr 2014
10 Years Ago I Wrote A Letter To The SJ-R – In that letter I predicted that people’s grandchildren would die andPosted by DougNic under air pollution , bad health effects , big coal , big oil , big whoop dee do , burning behavior , dying planet , fossil fuels and the United States' Future , global warming , lies told by energy companies , military polluters , over population , pollution , smoke , stewardship , waste , water pollution
that the Species of Homosapien would be burned off the face of the planet. I figured that would happen in maybe 30 years. People wrote in and said I was exaggerating. They said I was doing my cause “no good” by stating things so radically. I believe the same thing now, but I think is coming more rapidly and could have a significant impact by 2020. Yes! Everything is speeding.
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