The centuries-old stream that is democracy can run around our capital, can run circles around our capital. California has advanced energy laws. So do other states. Isn't it time to coordinate those laws, to fulfill the will and needs of the people?
In the aftermath of the midterm elections, it's unlikely that Washington can overcome the crippling gridlock in Congress. Yet one critical opportunity for bipartisan compromise stands out among the rest: energy policy.
The global climate change crisis threatens our economy and our national security in profound ways. Governor Palin need look no further than the view from her front porch in Alaska to see how destructive this crisis can be.