Obama’s dirty secret: the fossil fuel projects the US littered around the world

Guardian and Columbia reporters have spent time at American-backed projects in India, South Africa and Australia to document the sickness, upheavals and environmental harm that come with huge dirty fuel developments. Not a day goes by that I get a panicky feeling in my Stomach, from anger, disappointment. I am an idiot to think he President Obama was honest about the Climate Change and Drilling.

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The fossil fuel projects the US littered around the world

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Through the US Export-Import Bank, Barack Obama’s administration has spent nearly $34bn supporting 70 fossil fuel projects around the world, work by Columbia Journalism School and the Guardian has revealed. Guardian reporters have spent time at American-backed projects in India, South Africa and Australia to document the sickness, upheavals and environmental harm that come with huge dirty fuel developments. In India, for example, the reporters heard complaints about coal ash blowing into villages, contaminated water and respiratory and stomach problems. “While Obama can claim the US is the world’s leader on climate change – 

Obama’s dirty secret: the fossil fuel projects the US littered around the world
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