While solar and electric power are the energies of the future, you only have to look at failed attempts such as the federal investment in failed Solyndra or the premature hyping of the Chevy Volt. What have these episodes taught us? We're not there, we're not ready yet. Those of us with common sense who support the pipeline are portrayed as people who don't care about the environment. Actually, we do, starting with the people who are increasingly homeless, live in cars, and don't know where their next meal is are coming from. How about designating a new group of endangered species, the disadvantaged human beings?