climate change legislation
Representative-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took to Capitol Hill to protest for new climate change legislation.
We have become a generation of people who refuse to give up the convenience of our lifestyles despite the severity of the problem we have collectively created.
Climate change is a global problem that can't be solved only by individual action. As much as some want to do the right thing, they can't make enough progress when the rules favor high-carbon, dirty energy.
They're calling climate change "one of America’s greatest economic opportunities of the 21st century."
The U.S. House of Representatives Republican majority recently introduced an appropriations bill that shreds a sizable portion of the nation's environmental protection infrastructure. The good news is that this Interior Department appropriations bill is unlikely to emerge from the Senate.
When a thorough cost-benefit analysis is done with respect to future generations, enacting climate change legislation today is not only a moral imperative, but also makes perfect economic sense.
We stand before an extraordinary challenge that requires extraordinary solutions. The current initiatives are still short of what is needed. However, compared to where we were 10 or 20 years ago, we have not taken baby steps. We have taken significant steps in the right direction.