31 Aug '12, 9am

What Will Be the Fate of Sustainability After November?

Clearly, Romney’s approach is based on very short-term thinking. He is willing to go backwards into 19th century energy sources if it will provide even a small uptick in the economy. Of course, this is totally consistent with his background as a corporate raider, where the only thing that mattered was this quarter’s results. It has obviously worked well for him, having earned him a vast fortune, but I’m not at all sure it will work well for this country or for the planet. The consequences of this kind of all-out irresponsibility are bound to catch us sooner or later, even if Romney gets off the hook as his like-minded predecessor, George W. Bush, apparently did. The fact is, the time for us to take urgent action to avert catastrophic climate change is fast running out, even as Romney and his friends party on down in Tampa. This is certainly no time for us to suddenly rever...

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