We have watched the failure of virtually every green initiative proposed in the last two-plus decades, and the failure of the BBB due to Manchin makes a final mockery of activist optimism. The lesson, as the article assumes, is that government is powerless and that we must act independently…But it would seem that the whole question, short of revolution, hopeless…??
Build Back Better is on the ropes. But other parts of a just transition are moving forward.
The largest category of power plants applying to connect to the US grid are now solar, and over a third of those are hybrids that include battery storage.
A draft of the executive order obtained by The Intercept would use the Defense Production Act to ramp up mineral production for electric car batteries.
I have read this post before–I must have??? in 2010…then just before Trump, and then Trump, nothing happened, Trump followed by Biden, a new hope, even with Congress and Senate, nothing, … What combination is possible at this point to change my skepticism from 2010…
Is there a revolutionary option? The_Last_Revolution_Postcapitalist_ Futures_ver_FNL_5xa_12_27_21
Environmental and labor movements need to join forces by embracing the global Green New Deal.
The Green New Deal is a visionary program to protect the earth’s climate while creating good jobs, reducing injustice, and eliminating poverty. Its core principle is to use the necessity for climate protection as a basis for realizing full employment and social justice.