Saturday 13 April 2013

Frack Off

Solar is the rational energy solution for countries like Algeria. If a country in Northern Europe like Germany can produce 22GW of electrical power from solar technology , how much more easily can this be done in a place which actually gets drenched in sunlight most days.
The problem is that the fossil fuel companies with their loans from the banks and links with other capitals (eg auto etc) want to continue with 'business as usual' making profit from fossil fuels like shale gas without regard to the widespread toxic effects.
There is a solution. Where the chains of capitalism are forged, there they can be broken. Workers in all industries, united, have the power to put a stop to the destruction. And, ultimately, the solution will have to be be found in international action.     

While we keep debating for over a couple of decades about the need for thermal ...By: Deepak V Rao