Four Former EPA Administrators Speak Out On Climate Change Action
In no uncertain terms, four former administrators of the US Environmental Protection Agency, who served four Republican presidents, call on the government to take substantive steps to curb climate change, at home and internationally.
A sampling of the key points:
- There is no longer any credible scientific debate about the basic fact that our planet is warming.
- The window of time remaining to act is growing smaller.
- A market-based approach, like a carbon tax, would be the best path to reducing greenhouse-gas emissions.
- Given that approval of a carbon tax is unlikely with the current congress, President Obama's plan includes viable actions to ensure a strong economy along with a livable climate.
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