31 Aug '11, 12pm

Why Won't Clean Tech Community Stand Up Against Keystone Pipeline? #TarSandsAction #noKXL #energy

Why Won't Clean Tech Community Stand Up Against Keystone Pipeline? #TarSandsAction #noKXL #energy

That's the big question emanating from many in the activist community. A recent press release from 350.org argues forcefully that while the labor movement and traditional environmental organizations are busy raising their voices and getting arrested, the clean tech community has yet to take a significant stance on this most crucial of climate and energy issues: Now in its second week, the Tar Sands Action, a civil disobedience at President Obama's White House, is galvanizing and unifying the environmental movement and beginning to see support from national unions. Yet cleantech, a group of industries that see the business opportunity and moral goodness of global clean energy, has so far stayed away. Exactly why the clean tech community has yet to join the fight in significant numbers is, of course, hard to say. Bill McKibben made the case back in early August for why clean...

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