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  •  depends on one's goal (5+ / 0-)

    if the goal is to switch to a renewables-based economy, make oil and coal as quaint as horse-drawn carriages, greatly diminish the lobbying power of the fossil fuel economy, cut down air pollution, reduce mercury and lead poisoning, etc., then we have a winnable fight on our hands. And we will win that fight - perhaps not as quickly as we'd like, but I'm fairly confident that we'll win.

    If the goal is to keep global warming down to 2 degrees, well, sorry about that, planet.

    Panelist, Netroots Nation 2012, "Coal and the Grassroots Fight for Environmental Justice." @RL_Miller

    by RLMiller on Sun Aug 12, 2012 at 10:50:40 AM PDT

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      ain't the issue -- better stated, "well, sorry about that, humanity."

      Climate Change might just be the preeminent example of how modern American conservatives truly don't give a 's--t' about the unborn.

      Blogging regularly at Get Energy Smart NOW! for a sustainable energy future.

      by A Siegel on Sun Aug 12, 2012 at 01:24:51 PM PDT

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