The Real Price of Gas: $15 a Gallon


The price of gas is pinching us all at the pump.

But did you know that the real cost of gas, if it accounted for all of the environmental and physical ills Americans suffer as a result of filling up our Priuses and Suburbans, is really closer to $15 bucks a gallon?

This cartoon from the Center for Investigative Reporting is the funnest bit you'll ever watch about about accounting for the "externalities" of our petroleum addiction. It's worth watching and worth sharing.

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