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    Former U.S. Coast Guard warns about overconsumption and sustainability

    D.C. Anderson, a former captain for the U.S. Coast Guard, spoke at the Science Building on Earth Day, April 22, to discuss the consequences of ignoring climate change as a result of vested interests money. Anderson first opened with some very bleak information highlighting the limits of natural resources. “Half the world’s oil is gone. Because of special interests, specifically Big Oil, in Congress, we have no sustainable plan for changing that in the future,” Anderson said. Moreover, Anderson criticized consumption and its impact on the environment. “If you just look at the room we are sitting in, you’ll see the direct correlation between bad environmental practices and our life.…