The Clean Energy Jobs and American Power Act (S.1733) is a nice start. It's a bonus that it preserves the EPA's authority to regulate.
Still, it just won't be enough, and the repercussions of not doing enough are myriad: stagnating economy with few green jobs, crippling (desertification, water shortages, crop failures, crushing coastal storms and floods, mass extinctions, etc.), and further diminished national prestige.
The U.S.A. is a bull-headed laggard on . Let's not be.
Please persuade Senators Kerry and Boxer to make deep cuts in (40% below 1990 levels!) so that the United States will contribute its share to reducing global atmospheric CO2 below 350 parts per million.
You know what to do. Now lets find the courage of our convictions and take this country to a prosperous, proud future.
Thursday, October 29, 2009
A letter to my Senators: