It appears that the green light on green technology has been switched on. Hopefully now can be the time for the necessary research and development into solar power and other green technologies, that will transform the face of the energy industry on this planet.
We are very close and solutions do lie on the task tables of inventors worldwide, but those solutions have been thwarted by the lack of acceptance and funding. In accepting his second term as U.S. president, Barack Obama has made a definitive statement on the need to face the truth about climate change and the need for sustainable energy sources.
Inventors get your green on.
Extract from President Obama's Inauguration Address Referencing Climate Change
...We will respond to the threat of climate change, knowing that the failure to do so would betray our children and future generations. Some may still deny the overwhelming judgment of science, but none can avoid the devastating impact of raging fires, and crippling drought, and more powerful storms. The path towards sustainable energy sources will be long and sometimes difficult. But America cannot resist this transition; we must lead it. We cannot cede to other nations the technology that will power new jobs and new industries - we must claim its promise. That is how we will maintain our economic vitality and our national treasure - our forests and waterways; our croplands and snow-capped peaks...