If you're concerned about the environment and the Greenhouse Effect, take a look at something that's happening right now. Instead of underground mining, the coal companies are blasting to level the once-beautiful blue ridge moutains of SW West Virginia. No one has been able to stop it. What's next? Leveling the Rockies because something valuable is there? I guess we'll have to conquor space and other planets because we're certainly destroying our own.
After Mountain Top Removal:
(courtesy of Vivian Stockman / www.ohvec.org and Southwings.org)