Last night, during his interview with the Associated Press, Al Gore challenged the nation to produce every kilowatt of electricity through wind, sun and other Earth-friendly sources within 10 years, an audacious goal he hopes the next president will embrace. And made it clear that the people have to play a part, through their support of politicians for such energy policy. Barack Obama, and to a lesser extent John McCain may be “way ahead” – Al Gore’s words – but they will not go very far without the popular vote, our vote. Now, consider this:
According to a recent Rasmussen survey:
- 67% of voters believe that drilling should be allowed off the coasts of California, Florida and other states.
- 64% of voters believe it is at least somewhat likely that gas prices will go down if offshore oil drilling is allowed