Tuesday, November 9, 2010
Fossil fuels like coal and oil run the world, but we are slowly running out of them, and they are causing severe damage to the environment. Some people think we need to get more serious about developing and using alternative energy sources and lessening our dependence on fossil fuel energy.
Click here to read an article from the BBC about a proposal to stop fossil fuel subsidies. Then address the following writing prompts:
Do you think the U.S. should stop subsidizing fossil fuels? Explain why or why not.
Do you think the U.S. should stop subsidizing fossil fuels if other countries do not? Explain why you think the way you do.