As the oil continues to spill in the Gulf, it is past time to confront the problems created by our dirty energy system, including the specter of Climate Change. Three knowledgeable Missourians discuss this pressing issue on the current issue of “Laborvision”. Frank Lorberbaum was a Sierra Club delegate to the Copenhagen conference. Henry Robertson is a lawyer at the Great Rivers Environmental Law Center and a leading expert on transitioning to a clean energy system here. Finally, Professor Benjamin de Foy is a climate scientist at St Louis University.