The July 13 article “Workers Wary of Green Plan” describes the reservations expressed by union leaders about the state’s green energy proposals. Unions will naturally resist changes that threaten jobs. The opposition between work and green energy is inevitable. But it can and will be solved.
The Rodgers & Hammerstein musical “Oklahoma!” illustrated the conflicts that arose when the open rangelands of cattle herders were fenced off to become farmers’ fields, a land in transition with clashing visions. A major shift was to occur like the one our energy system is currently undergoing.