01 Apr '12, 1pm

How a Climate Skeptic Defends His Electric Car: Diversifying energy sources used to enjoy bipartisan support. Bu...

April 1, 2012 at 8:34AM by Jim DiPeso | comment Change is hard. And it should be. Change can have harmful unintended consequences, as the seminal conservative theorist Edmund Burke warned more than two centuries ago. Sometimes, however, change--prudently managed--is necessary. Which Burke also taught us. The difficulty of making prudent change is exacerbated when new ideas get bollixed up in the power games, tribal suspicions, and egotism of partisan politics. Take energy. It wasn't so long ago that diversification of our energy portfolio enjoyed wide bipartisan support, for environmental reasons and for reasons having nothing to do with the environment. The absurdities that often drive D.C. debates recently have driven energy politics to a surreal state in which fossil energy sources are perceived as "Republicans" and non-fossil sources are "Democrats," with the exception...

Full article: http://www.thedailygreen.com/environmental-news/blogs/rep...

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plugincars.com 31 Mar '12, 5pm

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evworld.com 02 Apr '12, 8pm

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thegreencarwebsite.co.uk 30 Mar '12, 3pm

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hybridcars.com 01 Apr '12, 3am

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plugincars.com 30 Mar '12, 7pm

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