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Life Without Fossil Fuels: All the Things We’d Miss

Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted October 2, 2012

No joke – everywhere you look, products that are made from petroleum make our lives more modern, more convenient and more livable. Click here for PBS’ partial product list – one that stretches 12 pages!


Mark Green joined API after a career in newspaper journalism, including 16 years as national editorial writer for The Oklahoman in the paper’s Washington bureau. Mark also was a reporter, copy editor and sports editor. He earned his journalism degree from the University of Oklahoma and master’s in journalism and public affairs from American University. He and his wife Pamela live in Occoquan, Va., where they enjoy their four grandchildren.