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01.18.12 - 2:00 PM
Burn It If You Got It: A Spectacularly Bad Idea
Bill McKibben blasts the latest speech from Chamber of Commerce head and big industry mouthpiece Thomas Donohue, who offers the brilliant idea that we burn every last molecule of coal, gas and oil we can find, and the future be damned. Take note: The Chamber, meanwhile, was the single biggest spender in the last election cycle.
"He's doing everything in his power to guarantee exactly the overheated future his speech describes. This is how big energy would like to see the future unfold — our future, unless we stop it."