Do we want to follow President Barack Obama's vision to cap carbon emissions, create green jobs and make clean energy affordable and accessible? Or do we want to follow Sarah Palin's vision of costly, irresponsible inaction based on ignorance and dishonesty?
Is the climate bill so compromised that we who care about clean energy and the fate of the planet should have opposed it? There are three main reasons why, despite its imperfections, we had to support it.
A closer examination reveals that the American Clean Energy abd Security Act could create a "super-lobby" of interest groups that will significantly diminish the possibility of achieving future reforms.