YOU Burn Fossil Fuels Daily, and There’s No Easy Way to Quit

Don’t deny it; you’re a part of the problem

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Do you live in North America? Then you use fossil fuels.

You don’t need to own a car or even a home. Your very existence uses oil. And there’s nothing we can do short of death to stop quickly. It’s in everything.




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