A warming planet
Regarding “Climate change” editorial (Page A16, Sept. 15), the nation and the world is in great need of those in powerful positions to take meaningful action. Some decisions are local and others national in scale, and all require that we begin to have the serious discussions you have suggested.
More flood reservoirs, dikes and other preparations may be useful, but they do not deal with the underlying problem of carbon/methane emissions creating a warming blanket around the world.
Citizens’ Climate Lobby’s preferred policy approach, a revenue-neutral carbon fee and dividend, is a policy to match the scale of the problem. And it still protects the very people impacted worst by Harvey through the net return of carbon dividends to American households. Mark Reynolds, executive director, Citizens’ Climate Lobby