Letter: Strong words, strong action
President Obama’s plan to address global warming includes setting limits on carbon pollution from power plants, the largest source of carbon emissions in the country, advancing energy efficiency and increasing the nation’s commitment to renewable energy.
New Hampshire has been feeling the effects of climate change, from the aftermath of Hurricane Irene to increasing temperatures that are stressing the moose population to the decreasing snowfall damaging winter recreation.
The president’s policies are essential to implementing clean energy solutions to prevent further damaging consequences of climate change to our state and the nation.
I thank President Obama for backing up his strong words on global warming with strong action to clean up power plants, like Schiller and Merrimack Station, so that we can fulfill our obligation to our children and future generations by addressing global warming.
Now we need all of our elected officials to make serious efforts like the president’s.