Dave Roberts sounds deflated:

Will the Waxman-Markey bill spark a full-scale energy revolution? No. Not on its own, not in the next 10-15 years. The short-term targets for reducing greenhouse gases are too low, the renewable electricity standard is too weak, too many offsets are allowed,  and there’s too little investment in clean energy. To boot, there’s every indication the bill will get worse before it passes ... in the unlikely event it passes. The green world is grappling with these unpleasant facts right now, fluctuating between rage (kill it!), dread (we’re screwed), and resignation (it’s better than nothing). Or maybe that’s just me.

He's still optimistic about the coming energy revolution and lists why.

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