Politics and the Climate Bill

Thursday, April 29, 2010 (Listed under Environment)

USA Today published my letter on the climate bill today.

Here's the link: http://www.usatoday.com/news/opinion/letters/2010-04-29-letters29_ST2_N.htm

Here's the article:
Regarding your article: Is it Dead? Climate Bill Suffers Setback over Immigration (April 25, 2010): Imagine that during a conversation with your children, who are convincingly campaigning for greater personal freedom, a smoldering electrical wire triggers your home's fire alarm. What do you do? You grab your cell phone, corral your family out of the house, and dial 911. The conversation with your children, though relevant, must wait. As we witness the planet's flashing neon signs warning us of danger ahead, the same adrenaline hit that instinctively drives us to protect our family's safety must also focus our collective attention on protecting the planet. It doesn't really matter why immigration suddenly distracted Washington from the all-important matter of climate change, but Senators Reid and Graham would serve the country well by ensuring that energy reform receives top billing in the Senate. The alarm is sounding and my ears are ringing.

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