Fueling Change: Oil Extraction in Alaska and California & Growing LA Traffic

Article Summary

Why watch and seek to act by view­ing this video:

Know that a “Rethink­ing of Our Fos­sil Fuel-Depen­dent Car Cul­ture” is a pri­or­i­ty for us all

Car cul­ture is a way of life in Los Ange­les. More specif­i­cal­ly, gas-pow­ered vehi­cle cul­ture.

There are near­ly 8 Mil­lion cars & trucks in LA and on the Free­ways

1 Mil­lion are vehi­cles being added every year to the traf­fic sit­u­a­tion

These vehi­cles con­tribute to 40% of Green­House Gas­es.

More than just trans­porta­tion for humans to get from point A to point B.

Cars have evolved into objects of cul­ture, pow­er, sta­tus, desire, image, & habit

Note: This PBS KCET doc­u­men­tary is a back­drop to the LA Chal­lenge ahead:



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