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Lack of political will restrains every possible change in the current pattern of doing business. Those of us who realize that significant changes are inevitable still have to choose targets for advocacy. Gore's renewable electricity plan sounds great if its promise turns out to be realistically achievable.

As for cheaper freight rail, there's no question that huge efficiency gains can be achieved by replacing trucks with rail. But we are still talking about a lot of electricity.

by Ralph on Sun Jul 20th, 2008 at 06:17:43 PM EST
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