12 Oct '12, 4am

Paul Ryan vs. Joe Biden: The VP Debate Tackles "Green Pork," Oil, & Solyndra

The Vice Presidential debate has just concluded, and the early snap polls are giving the edge to Biden. The 90-minute argument careened from the embassy assault in Libya to Medicare to abortion, and it was a lively, spirited thing — a nice change of pace from its weirdly soporific presidential counterpart last week. Unfortunately, as was the case with the snooze-fest, there was no mention at all of climate change, and there was no deep dive into energy issues. In fact, all we got in the headlights was an affirmation from Paul Ryan that he'd work to expand the nation's (non-renewable) energy sources as the #1 plank of Romney's ever-vague "5 point plan." What little else there was that touched on clean energy was combative and loud; and entertainingly so. There was the brief smackdown over what Ryan called millions of dollars of "green pork" in the stimulus bill — an attack ...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/environmental-policy/paul-ryan-...

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