Congrats to The New York Times for its excellent "Energy Challenge" series, which Revkin tells me will be an ongoing concern for the paper into the new year. It’s packed with info and marks the decisive mainstreaming of this debate.

That said, I’m not sure the reader forum is working for me. Surely there’s a better way of presenting this stuff than a single vertical column of comments — as of right now, 412 comments. It’s a bit overwhelming.

Anyway, while I’m passing out kudos, check out the latest issue of Sierra Magazine as well. It’s also about "Energizing America." It hypes energy efficiency and bashes ethanol and nuclear power, and that’s aces in my book.