It was a tough year, but events from 2010 contain the seeds of transformation. None of the following stories is enough on its own to change the momentum, but each story points to a piece of the solution.
As the world looks more closely, it seems the Kochs have their hands in all sorts of anti-democratic pies, and now we know that undermining California voters' choice to confront climate change is among them.
New federal requirements for the use of renewable energy are called for in the climate legislation -- as a complement to state action, not a replacement. The states are not preempted on renewables and should not be on climate either.
California's climate law was put into place years ago and now it's time to implement it. Allowing out-of-state oil companies to stop its implementation will not save jobs and will only yield worse public health.