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Published on May 26th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

{One of the Best Videos on the Web} Darth Vader Kid & Rep. Ed Markey on Clean Energy & Oil

This is such an awesome video, not only because it’s a good and funny spoof of one of the most popular Super Bowl commercials of the year, but because Markey does such a good job laying out the costs of oil, the fact that we only produce 2% of the world’s oil (and can’t really increase that figure, no matter where we drill), and the tremendous potential of clean energy and energy efficiency.

Watch it above.

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is the director of CleanTechnica, the most popular cleantech-focused website in the world, and Planetsave, a world-leading green and science news site. He has been covering green news of various sorts since 2008, and he has been especially focused on solar energy, electric vehicles, and wind energy since 2009.

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