23 Aug '11, 1am

Can Protests Stop the Keystone XL Pipeline?

Can Protests Stop the Keystone XL Pipeline?

My argument has always been that if politics can encourage a graceful transition from an oil-based economy to one based on resource efficiency and cleantech, then we’d not only avert climactic chaos, but we’d create enormous business opportunities and millions of jobs in the process. We constantly report on the number of business innovations taking place on a daily basis in cleantech sector , alternative energy, transportation , energy efficiency and more . Kicking and screaming to collect the last drop of oil no matter the cost sets a terrible precident and should not be encouraged. Right now, our oil addiction is supported by anti-competitive subsidies in the form of military spending and socialized pollution costs which make cleaner technology slower to evolve, or at least forcing it to require yet more subsidies. The tar sands development cuts out the military problem,...

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2011/08/keystone-xl-pipeline-...

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