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Letter: Stand up to climate change


Friday, February 09, 2018
Stand up to climate change

Unfortunately the State of the Union address did not include any mention of the state of the planet. According to NASA, 2017 was the second warmest year since 1880. (2016 was the warmest.) The number and severity of extreme weather events are on the rise. We must address climate change and soon. The 34 Democrats and 34 Republicans who belong to the Climate Solutions Caucus in the House must agree.

Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., is working with Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., in the Senate on climate legislation.

It is time for all of our representatives at all levels of government to step up and get this done. There is a way. Citizens Climate Lobby carbon fee and dividend.

GERALD BECK

Holderness