15 May '11, 4pm

LiveGreen&Healthy: China May Turn Away from Nuclear to Green Energy: The New Sputnik

For related articles and more information, please visit OCA's Environment and Climate Resource page and our Organic Transitions page . In 1957, a United States shocked by the Soviet launch of the Sputnik 1 satellite bounced into action to compete on the world stage. More than 50 years later, in May of 2011, the US is facing a new challenge. The Chinese Communist Party has decided to launch a crash program to produce green energy, a field where it already has a commanding lead over the US The difference between 1957 and 2011 is that American politics in the meantime have been captured by parasitic or corrupt industries such as high finance and big oil and gas. The Green Gap produced by China's increasing lead in the technologies of the future is not even headlined in America's corporate mass media, much less galvanizing a nation of gas guzzlers and coal junkies. The disaste...

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