Appropriate Attention on Solutions

Sat, 2006-05-20 11:00Richard Littlemore
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Appropriate Attention on Solutions

It's nice to see our colleague, Ross Gelbspan, receiving so much mainstream media attention. Check out this New York Times opinion piece by San Francisco author Katherine Ellison.
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Every good magician knows that the key to success is misdirecting the audience. You have to draw everyone’s attention away from your ultimate goal in order to perform the trick. Politics is no different, and one of the greatest misdirections in recent memory has been pulled off by the fossil fuel industry.

While most of the environmental movement was (rightfully) focusing attention on stopping the Keystone XL tar sands export pipeline from crossing over one of the most vital aquifers in the U.S., the dirty energy industry was quietly building a network of...

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