Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Heed Youth Message on Climate

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Heed Youth Message on Climate

Article excerpt

Kudos to the participants in the Youth Climate March (July 21, " 'We Are Tired of Accepting the Worst From Our Leaders.' Young Marchers Push for Climate Action") for demanding the future that they deserve. With a clear scientific consensus that human activity is responsible for rising temperatures and greater uncertainty, these young marchers are right to demand change and action.

Unfortunately, too many of our political leaders are going exactly the wrong way on this important topic. Despite strong evidence that a well-constructed price on carbon can help cut emissions while creating economic opportunities, the Republican-led U.S. House last week passed a nonbinding resolution rejecting a carbon tax, citing economic concerns.

Fortunately, there are some in Congress who are moving in the right direction. …

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