the path to energy independence
the United States and, presumably, other major oil importing countries, should embark on a massive program to develop alternatives to our dependence on imported oil. Such a program would include, for instance, government financed research on alternative fuels, subsidies and credits for the use of energy alternatives such as solar heated homes and electric automobiles, and government mandates such as limits on carbon emissions and higher mpg auto fleet averages.
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- Confidence isn't just a feeling on your inside. It comes from taking action in the world.
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- The research raises many ethical questions and puts to the test our current understanding of death.
What's dead may never die, it seems
An ethical gray matter
The dilemma is unprecedented.
Setting new boundaries
A space memorial company plans to launch the ashes of "Pikachu," a well-loved Tabby, into space.
- Steve Munt, Pikachu's owner, created a GoFundMe page to raise money for the mission.
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