“Look, it’s long, long overdue for America to lead. Economically, we need to get out in front of the clean energy economy of the 21st century to become the leader on technologies that will power the world. Other countries aren’t waiting on this. China just raised their auto-efficiency standards to over 36 miles a gallon, and last year, for the first time, China’s investment in clean energy exceeded ours. We can’t let this continue. I want to close the energy gap with China, not let a lack of political willpower allow it to grow.
“And, in terms of our planet’s climate, we need to lead the way — or, at this point, finally join the parade.”
-U.S. Senator John Kerry discussing the importance of America’s role in the clean energy revolution on the Huffington Post. Today, Senator Kerry and Lieberman rolled out a new proposal that will help “create nearly 2 million new jobs, develop new products, and support the research and development to help us maintain leadership in the global economy.” Wanna know more? Visit HuffingtonPost.com to get the rest of the story!