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Powered by the great ocean of molten magma churning miles beneath our feet, our planet underwent a slow but never-ceasing process of transformation over the course of millions of years. During that time, the buried carbohydrates descended deeper into our planet’s crust because of these geological forces. Cooked by the great pressure and heat under tons of rock, the oxygen molecules making up this organic material were gradually released. The baked carbohydrates thus formed into a new compound called a hydrocarbon.
This would increase the cost of carbon fuels, stimulating innovations in cleanenergy sources. One hundred percent of the money raised would be given as dividends to American households on an equally divided basis to offset the increased energy costs consumers will face during the national transition to clean energy. Consumers who lower their energy bills through energy efﬁciency and by installing renewable-energy sources such as solar, wind, or geothermal can pocket the difference between their bills and their dividends.
Org H ow t o B e c om e De p e n den t on Fossil Fuel s e 35 of sperm whales in the world’s oceans and slaughtered them merely for the natural oil these leviathans contained. The fuel obtained from these cetaceous creatures was sold as a product to light lamps in American and European homes. But as the whale population became depleted due to unregulated hunting, the price of this biologically produced oil became prohibitively expensive for most people. 12 People also began to worry about the impending fuel crisis that would come when the last whale was taken from the seas.