Why the American Power Act is Worth Fighting For

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Kerry-Lieberman climate bill is out, Grist writes, and, though it has some flaws and lacks support to the point that failure is nearly guaranteed, fighting for is worthwhile—maybe even a necessity.Grist writes:

So is it worth doing? Is the bill worth fighting for with the kind of passion that was brought to health care or even the presidential election?

I believe the answer to that question is an absolute, unqualified, overwhelming yes. However flawed and inadequate, Kerry's bill would represent a sea change in American life. It would lend desperately needed momentum to the global fight against climate change. Failure would be a tragedy and passage a huge, vital victory.

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