Fossil fuels currently drive around 90% of energy production levels. Latest figures suggest that our most plentiful resource, coal, has a maximum lifespan of 250 years, with oil and natural gas falling much shorter. This infographic outlines how a dependence on fossil fuels is putting the long term future of our planet in jeopardy.
On Oct. 19, 1960, the Eisenhower administration placed an embargo on exports to Cuba, setting in motion an uneasy political relationship that continues to this day. (PHOTO: President Dwight D. Eisenhower)