Here is a link to a great piece by Steve Levine. The economic and social threat of climate change should not be disregarded when we talk about the economic benefits of the new oil and gas boom. But with climate change a long-term problem, and our economic turmoil an immediate one, it is more than likely that our political leaders with rush into the warm embrace of the good economic headlines that the “New Golden Age” will bring
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