As our economy exceeds the capacity of the planet to sustain us and future generations, we need to monitor the size of our economy more closely than ever. And there is no better measurement of the size of our economy than GDP.
Despite the fact that Will has the combined credibility of Barry Bonds and BP Oil on environmental and sustainability affairs, there are reasons for empathizing with him at times. In fact, one reason plopped in my inbox this morning!
So where to start? I can think of no better place for America to lead than in our own backyard on a project whose scale matters: Tar Sands. There's no easy way down folks, so we simply need to decide whether to engage in the serious decisions in front of us.