And somehow the discovery that the ice is THICKER than projected in Antarctica escaped yours? A few regulations might be beneficial but trying to eliminate cars and giving taxpayer funds to failed energy programs is NOT. Let the private sector develop the technology (for, GASP! profit) and we will have SUCCESSFUL new technology to make the tree huggers happy. I drive an economical vehicle, I recycle but I don't make my own sandals and if I want water and I'm not at home I WILL purchase a plastic bottle. Balance, Allison, balance.