Finally, the dust from the 2018 midterm election has settled. The general wisdom is that the returns were mixed for proponents of environmental and climate change policy. Here are a few key takeaways.
The opposition to global warming theory would melt in the face of an experiment with five Earth’s receiving no treatment and five Earth’s with CO2 added to the atmosphere
The Clean Water Act was designed to keep dangerous things out of our environment; a little bit of rational firearms regulation would do likewise.
Putting a fair price on carbon pollution is exactly what my home state of Washington has a chance to do this November, as voters decide whether to enact Initiative 1631.
The SAB is no place to serve if you value your time and potential contributions to protecting the environment of our nation
A carbon fee program would preserve the personal choice of how we live our lives
Policies devoted to bioenergy should be redirected toward efforts to protect terrestrial carbon stocks and recarbonize the biosphere.
When we insist on shared values and universal human experiences, we erase these productive differences and cripple the potential for equitable collaboration.
A lot of the costs of climate change will be borne by society at large, through taxes and insurance premiums.