Election seasons are full of talk about "issues" but there is one that, increasingly, has come to influence all others: Energy. From international relations to the unemployment rate, health care to education, energy—it's increasing cost, the growing demand, and alarming scarcity of some of its sources—has come to control the way we think about all other things.
Now, Maggie Koerth-Baker, science editor at Boing Boing, is offering a realistic plan to coping with the crisis. Her new book Before the Lights Go Out outlines the many solutions to America's growing energy problem.
TreeHugger readers have the opportunity to watch a live discussion between Maggie and TreeHugger Energy Editor Matthew McDermott. Tune in, right here, on Thursday, March 15 at 11 am Eastern.