Thursday, October 27, 2011

Infographic: Why China is Kicking Our Ass in Clean Tech | One Block Off the Grid: The Smart New Way to Go Solar

by Shannon, posted on July 20th, 2011.

As the European Union announced today that they are seeking funding for the Greek bailout from outside countries such as China... meanwhile back at the Ranch, the US is fighting over the dwindling scraps from fossil fuels, spending TRILLIONS OF DOLLARS to secure the finite black gold, our Most Favored Nation spends $1 on renewables for every $4 in defense as the US spends $1 for every $41. As we squabble over tax-cuts for the top 1% and blame our woes on teachers, immigrants and social security, we sink deeper in hock to our red neighbors who fill the shelves for us at Wal-Mart for pennies on the dollar at the compared of our labor workforce. And what about responding to the economic crisis and our whining about Obama wanting to pour money into our crumbling infrastructure?

"In China, a 4 trillion yuan ($586 billion) stimulus package launched when the global financial crisis slowed exports is already bearing fruit. The Communist Party's routine suppression of public dissent means projects tend to get done – and quickly." Click here to view the original post

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