Don’t Hate On Young Conservatives For Energy Reform. Encourage Them.

Just read a skeptical article about Young Conservatives For Energy Reform (YC4ER) on Climate Denial Crock of the Week. And judging by the early comments, you’ll get the expected haters and a little I told you so.

My take is that if you truly identify yourself as an environmentalist who believes in climate change, you would encourage YC4ER’s efforts. No, you don’t have to agree with everything the YC4ER support and no they don’t wear hemp clothing adorned with peace signs but you do need these suit wearers on your side. They’re conservatives who believe in climate change which fortunately puts them to the left of Jim Inhofe. [CDCW]


“If I Wanted America To Fail” Video

Even if you don’t agree with the message in this video by Free Market America, it’s still important to watch. And when you’re done, think of this quote:

“We don’t inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children”

No matter which side turns out to be right on the issues pointed out in the video, isn’t it best to error for the benefit of future generations? [Grist]