12 Apr '11, 1pm

4 Reasons Why You Can't Afford Not to Curb Energy Consumption

4 Reasons Why You Can't Afford Not to Curb Energy Consumption

“It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.” -- Will Rogers This nation’s energy policy for the past forty years is not that hard to judge -- it’s disjointed, shortsighted and largely ineffective. We know it, we say it, but we continue to ignore it. It’s the “what we know that ain’t so.” But, with turmoil in the world, and fuel prices on the rise -- again, it’s well past time to continue ignoring it. We can’t afford to do so, either in our pocketbooks or in our security. It’s an energy policy of the past, not that of a once-again growing world economy that has become increasingly interconnected. We cannot let yesterday’s approach hamper tomorrow’s reality. As Will Rogers also said, “Never let yesterday use up too much of today.” So, we need to use solutions like practical environmentalism in our approach. We’ve got to focus on the f...

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