Republican ex-EPA Administrators Make Urgent
Call for Action on Climate
 

EPA Adminstrators for Presidents Nixon, Reagan, George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush recently authored a hugely important statement about the urgent need for action on climate.  

The article appeared in the August 2 New York Times with title of  “A Republican Case for Climate Action", and it appeared in the August 6 print edition of the StarTribune with title as "We're Free-Market Republicans but Action On Climate Change is Urgent ".  

Key things these Republican past EPA Administrators said in their statement are:
*  "There is no longer any credible scientific debate about the basic facts."
*  "The costs of inaction are undeniable."
*  "The only uncertainty about our warming world is how bad the changes will get, and how soon."
*  "What is most clear is that there is no time to waste."

The ex-EPA leaders also referred to Congress, saying...
*  "A market-based approach, like a carbon tax, would be the best path to reducing greenhouse-gas emissions, but that is unachievable in the current political gridlock in Washington."
*  and "Rather than argue against [Obama's] proposals, our leaders in Congress should endorse them and start the overdue debate about what bigger steps are needed and how to achieve them — domestically and internationally."

Please share this statement by the ex-EPA Administrators with your friends and neighbors.  And send a copy to your member of Congress, urging him or her to heed the words of the ex-EPA heads.   (One great way to share this important statement would be to like and share the item about it at the Citizens Climate Lobby - Twin Cities Facebook page.   

Did you know that many top Republican economic advisers support a carbon tax? 
See what they're saying
here!

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