Joe Romm is pissed off -- and I'm delighted. His latest book, Straight Up, takes on the oil and coal companies, the skeptics, and the press. His unfailing sense of priorities shines through his startlingly thoughtful and brutally blunt writing. I have one problem with his book -- but more about that later. As an assistant secretary of energy during the Clinton administration, Romm developed expertise in the area of renewable energy technologies. As a climate blogger, his even greater asset is his intelligence. Straight Up is a compilation of posts from Romm's popular blog Climate Progress. And …
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