A blogger’s perspective on US energy legislation

The blogger and author Chris Mooney offers his take on upcoming US energy legislation: …So with so many roadblocks and contingencies, why on earth would we want to expend legislative energy on the subject, except to force some of the current candidates who lack serious climate reform plans (like Mitt Romney) into a tight spot?

As a political strategy there may be some sense to that. But as a world-saving strategy, it seems clear to me that we should wait for a new Congress and a new president before finally seeking to achieve meaningful action on climate change….

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