06/09/2010 01:48 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Drill in the Gulf? No! Drill Into Detroit's Know-How

What do we do after BP fixes the gusher in the Gulf of Mexico -- days, weeks or months from now? We tell them what to do with the rest of their oil: Keep it in the ground.

The Gulf spill is an environmental disaster that will happen again until we cut our addiction to oil. How do we wean ourselves? We toughen our fuel-economy and emissions standards so that automakers move beyond cars that depend on oil.

Read the entire commentary at