British Petroleum is responsible for what could be the largest environmental disaster in history, the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana coastline.
This is a reminder that we need to eliminate the burning of fossil fuels to generate our energy. This could have been acomplished by now had the investment community supported development of Thermopower. But, the vested interests in the oil industry have prevented us from developing this technology.
The Department of Energy under Barack Obama has been one of those implicated in this conspiracy.
More information on the current state of the disaster: Deepwater Horizon oil slick to hit US coast within hours.