David Lutz, LA Times, 04/05/2014
“The reality of global warming isn’t disputed: It’s clearly for real, and it will get worse if we don’t act now.
Because all of us are affected, it would seem to be a time for cooperation across the aisle. But global warming has become politicized, just another issue for Republicans and Democrats to take sides on.
A slowly rising fee on carbon-based fuels is a good way to cut heat-trapping gases going into the atmosphere. Congress could make that happen, but there won’t be much progress if we don’t move beyond old ways of thinking and cooperate. Our kids are depending on us.