December 15, 2009

Burn, Baby, Burn

LOS ANGELES - DECEMBER 19: (FILE PHOTO)  The Wilmington ARCO refinery is seen before dawn December 19, 2003 in Los Angeles, California. Crude oil prices have reached the highest level in 21 years May 14, 2004 rising to a record $41.20 a barrel. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Approaching the climax of the Copenhagen conference, I offer you this pictures from a Spiegel article and slideshow questioning U.S. resolve on climate change.

The take-away is that burning oil, and consumption in general, is simply the American way.

(photo: Getty Images)

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