30 Mar '12, 9pm

Why is Obama playing kid games? #renewables

Why is Obama playing kid games? #renewables

Many of us played "kick the can" when we were kids. We'd gather in the street, fire smashed up tin cans as far as we could, and run like mad. It's a cute game . . . when you're six. But it's not nearly as cute when you're 50 years old, President of the United States, and that can is our national energy policy. During a string of recent speeches, the U.S. President has effectively pushed off proactively dealing with our looming energy gap by faintly praising renewables and vowing to drill, dig, gas, nuke and pipeline our way to energy independence. Well, at least he's succeeded in finally crafting a bipartisan (if not entirely original) rallying cry in "Drill, baby, drill!" Meanwhile, the nation of Japan is pushing harder than any other to reduce its energy use, overnight, by 25% in an effort to permanently shutter their nuclear plants. PCI Fellow Warren Karlenzig recently ...

Full article: http://www.postcarbon.org/newsletter/773696-pci-newslette...

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