What is needed if we are to have a chance of enacting a renewable energy revolution in enough time to prevent widespread and catastrophic climate disruption? Revolutions happen when: ~~A majority of people are either actively or passively in support of the changes that, cumulatively, would constitute a revolution; ~~The ruling powers-that-be are divided, unsure of how to handle rising resistance and with some going over to the side of the revolution; and, ~~The revolutionaries are organized and united. As far as the first requirement, broad mass support, results from a recent poll by the Yale Project on Climate Change …
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Ted Glick is the national policy director for the Chesapeake Climate Action Network. Past writings and more information can be found here.