12-13 LNG and natural resource extraction

Host David Delk talks with Ted Gleichman, chair of the Oregon Sierra Club's LNG committee. We begin the discussion with comment on Oregonian for Renewable Energy Policy which advocates for good green jobs via the development of a feed-in tariff policy. Very successful in Germany, Spain and Ontario Canada. We discuss the dirty fussil fuels like "clean" natural gas, oil from the tar sands of Alberta and their possible transport to Texas for export to world markets. We talk about possible effects of the global climate crises. Discuss why we have not mobilize to combat the crises. We look at current proposal for developing LNG and coal export terminals in the Pacific NW as well as the role of fracking in developing these export terminals to export LNG.

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