On Monday November 4th 2013, leaders of Oregon, Washington and California, along with a proxy for the premier of British Columbia, signed a regional pact to reduce greenhouse gases and promote clean energy—while acknowledging that their efforts would be more powerful if other states and leaders got on board. Read more: West Coast States Sign Climate Agreement | TIME.com http://science.time.com/2013/10/29/west-coast-leaders-sign-climate-change-pact-bypassing-d-c/#ixzz2jpFEY6z4

“I don’t think it’s too much to say that on the West Coast, we intend to design the future,” he said, “not to wreck it.” Washington Gov. Jay Inslee

The world needs leaders willing to stick their necks out, to boldly meet the future, to not wait for the mythic ‘other’ to take the first step.
Bravo. Let it be the start of many more saying no to the establishment and yes to the future.
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