20 Oct '11, 10am

A positive energy vision for the future, from Amory Lovins

Cross-posted from Climate Progress . On Tuesday, Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry issued a "positive" video highlighting his environmentally disastrous energy policy: Drill more, mine more, burn more. Michele Bachmann, another candidate who has proposed opening the Florida Everglades to offshore oil drilling, said of Perry's plan: "I appreciate you endorsing my energy ideas." All the leading Republican candidates might as well be endorsing each others' plans. Except for centrist Jon Huntsman, they are all calling for a shutdown of the Environmental Protection Agency, a rollback of environmental regulations, a repeal of renewable energy programs, and a drill-everywhere-burn-everything-under-the-ground approach. Where's the vision from these so-called "leaders"? If you're looking for some inspiration on the energy front during these dark political times, you can ...

Full article: http://www.grist.org/energy-policy/2011-10-20-a-positive-...

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