The United States has used its overwhelming political and economic power to secure for itself a disproportionate share of the world’s non-renewable energy resources, most of which are located outside of our borders. We therefore produce a disproportionate amount of pollution, some of which affects people and ecosystems outside of our own borders.
University Dialogue 2006. Power to the People: A University Dialogue on Energy.
Durham, NH: Discovery Program, University of New Hampshire
Sample, Ruth, "Overpowered: American domination, democracy and the ethics of energy consumption" (2006). The University Dialogue. 16.
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