NY TIMES CALLS ON CALIFORNIA TO TAKE LEAD IN FIGHTING CLIMATE CHANGE

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24 july 2017

California Shows How States Can Lead on Climate Change

By THE EDITORIAL BOARD, The New York Times, July 24, 2017

California, which has long been a pioneer in fighting climate change, renewed its commitment to reducing greenhouse gas emissions last week by extending, to 2030, its cap-and-trade program, which effectively puts a price on emissions. It’s a bold, bipartisan commitment that invites similarly ambitious policies from other states, and it sends a strong signal to the world that millions of Americans regard with utmost seriousness a threat the Trump administration refuses to acknowledge, let alone reckon with.

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