Add Another Few Trillions to the True Hidden Cost of Oil Add Another Few Trillions to the True Hidden Cost of Oil
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Add Another Few Trillions to the True Hidden Cost of Oil

by Ben Jervey

August 9, 2010

The U.S. military has spent $7.8 trillion securing oil shipments into and out of the Persian Gulf over the past 30 years.

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Ben is a writer and editor covering climate change, energy, and environment, and is currently the Climate and Energy Media Fellow at Vermont Law School. He was the original Environment Editor at GOOD Magazine and his work has appeared regularly in National Geographic News, Grist, DeSmogBlog, and OnEarth. He recently worked with the non-profit Focus the Nation to publish an Energy 101 primer. When living in New York City, he wrote a book, The Big Green Apple, on how to live a lower impact life in the city. A bicycle enthusiast, Ben has ridden across the United States and through much of Europe.
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Add Another Few Trillions to the True Hidden Cost of Oil