Make no mistake: Like past industrial shifts, from railroads and telephony to airplanes and computers, U.S. leadership in clean tech is not a fait accompli. It will require carefully orchestrated actions. The choice is clearly ours.
Money like that gives the chamber real power, but I believe the American Dream is more powerful. I think most voters will see that real jobs, real growth, and real innovation will do more for their communities than the chamber's obstruction.
The amount of green energy being supplied to consumers in New York now stands at just over 1 percent. Either people don't know their options, don't understand them, or don't want to spend the extra money.