Just as a responsible householder would fix his plumbing, a responsible nation would fix the leaks in its energy economy. Responsible businesses are figuring this out and are saving money with green energy.
The business logic for protecting nature has always been a harder sell than making the case for other green initiatives. Dow is now tackling this issue, working with The Nature Conservancy to try and make the business logic clearer.
Not all of the Gulf of Mexico is destined to become a dead zone. Life will move forward. However, what is different here is that this catastrophic environmental disaster marks a watershed in human history.