We should … begin to lay the infrastructure for an energy-efficient economy. This will mean more efficient power plants and transmission lines, increased used of trains and mass transit, and, of course, promoting alternative energy sources. The transformation needed to limit the damage from global warming will take decades and certainly goes well beyond the course of a stimulus package. But a good stimulus package will not only provide a temporary boost to the economy, it can also help set us on this course toward an energy-efficient economy.
by: Dean Baker, t r u t h o u t | Tuesday 27 May 2008
I’ve been reading post-mortums on Senator Clinton’s campaign, some of the on the bitter side. Here’s on by Barbara Ehrenreich, and another by Robert Reich. I think I want to put all of that away and think about what we will propose for the next several years. This is a simple idea, but it would help.