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A fundamental point that hasn't been made:
ALL fossil fuels - coal, oil, natural gas, coal tars, etc., are all time-transferred energy from the sun. We are moving the saved energy from the sun from one era in time, collected over a very long period of time, to the present and consumingit - releasing it back into the earth's environment - at a very rapid rate. Can there be any doubt that this is the source of global warming?
Discussion of reducing the effects polution from extraction and refinement is fine tuning the problem - not offering a solution. The only long-term balance is using the energy we are given daily - solar; in direct wind, tidal, short term bio or whatever. Only this will keep the planets energy budget in balance.
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