Oilfield in the Kern River basin of Bakersfield, California. (Credit: T Daniel Gross/flickr)

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"The top environmental problems are selfishness, greed, and apathy. To deal with these we need a cultural and spiritual transformation. And we scientists don't know how to do that." – Gus Speth

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Campo petrolífero en la cuenca del río Kern de Bakersfield, California. (Crédito: T Daniel Gross/flickr)

Fuente de orgullo y contaminación: Equilibrio entre las necesidades energéticas y la salud comunitaria

"Los principales problemas ambientales son el egoísmo, la codicia y la apatía. Para lidiar con esto necesitamos una transformación cultural y espiritual. Y nosotros los científicos no sabemos cómo hacer eso." - Gus Speth

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