Former plug-in advocate and General Motors engineer Ozzie Zehner once built his own hybrid car that could run on electricity or natural gas. And he was convinced, he writes, that cars such as his “would help reduce both pollution and fossil-fuel dependence.” But he now says, “I was wrong.”
According to a recent study, life on Earth will suffer a carbon-dioxide-related extinction. But contrary to popular-culture belief, the problem is not that man is spewing too much of the gas into the atmosphere. It's that we will have too little of it.
President Obama was playing to his most extreme “green” constituency in his climate and energy speech at Georgetown University today, blasting global warming skeptics as “flat-earth society” ostriches with their heads in the sand. President Obama said he does not have "patience for anyone who denies that this problem is real."