05 Aug '11, 12pm

Pls share w/your #solar and #wind friends —> "Why Cleantech Should Join the Fight Against the Tar Sands"

Pls share w/your #solar and #wind friends —> "Why Cleantech Should Join the Fight Against the Tar Sands"

A lot of people in our country earn their living in the clean economy -- 2.7 million, according to a recent Brookings Institution study . They are working in wind, solar and bio-fuel; in smart power grids; in green materials, buildings and products; in green residential, commercial and industrial services; in electric vehicles; and in other promising areas. Others are providing related legal and financial services and scientific research. A great many of you work in manufacturing. We want to tell you about a political action that we are planning for the end of the summer. It is against a proposed pipeline that would bring oil from the Alberta, Canada tar sands into the country for processing. What we are planning is civil disobedience, the broadest in the history of climate activism. We believe you in the clean economy will be motivated professionally and morally to suppor...

Full article: http://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2011/08/05/why-cleantech-sho...

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