Once Long Island was a leader in cutting-edge technology, such as aerospace, today China has taken the lead in manufacturing the equipment for wind turbines and solar panels. Yes We Can! LI sees this as an equivalent challenge to the race to space, and encourages business and political leaders to take up this new challenge and start creating jobs, jobs jobs, for a new clean energy future.
President Obama, in his State of the Union speech last week, sounded an alarm that the United States was falling behind other countries, especially China, on energy. “I do not accept a future where the jobs and industries of tomorrow take root beyond our borders — and I know you don’t either,” he told Congress.
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