This deserves reviewing, since we’re bordered by existential dangers. Principally, environment modification. The range of the issue is substantial.

So is the response: Operation Warp Speed for environment.

The United States federal government need to toss its muscle mass behind increase a monstrous, quick rollout of all kinds of renewable resource. That consists of the ones we currently understand just how to construct—like solar and also wind—yet additionally speculative arising resources like geothermal and also tiny nuclear, and also advanced kinds of power storage space or transmission. It’s not as if the feds have actually done absolutely nothing on renewables; tax obligation credit ratings for solar are partially why fostering is up and also the cost is down. But contrasted to the frightening range of the issue, the costs has actually been small change. For the previous 40 years, the United States has actually invested 37 percent much more on R&D for nonrenewable fuel sources than for renewables. […]






“If someone thinks that peace and love are just a cliche that must have been left behind in the 60s, that’s a problem. Peace and love are eternal.” ~~John Lennon


On this day at Daily Kos in 2010—MA-Sen: Campaign Frenzy:

The very first discussion you have with individuals in Massachusetts nowadays has to do with what telephone call they have actually obtained. “I was home today,” my daddy informed me on Friday, “and the bulk of the phone calls we got were about the election: Bill Clinton, the DNC, a Coakley volunteer, the Brown campaign, my union president…” Saturday, it was a robocall from Scott Brown’s child whining concerning the adverse assaults versus her daddy. (That is, versus disclosure of his document and also placements.) Today, my mom responded to the phone and also was asked if she thought that marital relationship was in between a guy and also a lady. When she responded no, the National Organization for Marriage thanked her and also authorized off. Moments later on, the phone called. It was MassEquality contacting us to allow individuals understand NOM was making telephone calls.

At Coakley project head office, and also close by at the Massachusetts Democratic Party, volunteer phonebankers typically excuse the quantity of telephone calls individuals are obtaining. But they maintain calling, and also the heaps of finished telephone call sheets are included in as rapid as they can be gone into in the computer systems. The complacency that pestered us simply a week back has actually been completely penetrated and also volunteers have actually swamped in.

No, Massachusetts is not accustomed to this type of project.

Massachusetts is additionally not accustomed to a prospect as low-down and also scum-sucking as Scott Brown, and also once more the pressed routine of what you may call the genuine project is a concern, requiring citizens to take in the speedy sequence of tales just currently appearing around Brown, after he’s invested months specifying himself as that telegenic man that never ever states the word “Republican.”