Posted 10 years ago on Sept. 7, 2012, 4:55 p.m. EST by ZenDogTroll
from South Burlington, VT
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Well, I suppose it runs completely contrary to much of OWS principles - but this is the effort underway courtesy of the Sierra Club. Just thought I would pass it along. From an environmental perspective the choice seems fairly clear.
And yes, I am well aware there are a great many other issues beyond the environment.
In ten years that may no longer be the case - we'll see.
File it under the for what its worth department.
From the clean energy economy to job-creating fuel-efficiency standards to climate change to clean air and water, this year's elections will have profound implications for the way our country safeguards the health of our communities and our environment.
In Mitt Romney's convention speech, he openly mocked the science and impact of climate disruption. We don't think there's anything remotely funny about droughts and extreme weather... or about Romney's disastrous energy plan.
And when President Obama accepted his party's nomination to serve another term, he did so as the president who signed one of the most important lands-protection bills in decades, who has enacted the strongest protections ever against toxic mercury, and who implemented new fuel-efficiency standards that will dramatically reduce carbon pollution.