If you are wondering what to believe about climate change, you have your answer.
The government recently released the latest National Climate Assessment. It is one of the most comprehensive reviews ever done. Collaborating were the National Academy of Sciences, NASA, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, other agencies and climate experts. “Climate change, once considered an issue for a distant future, has moved firmly into the present,” the report makes clear.
Virtually every government and national scientific academy around the world agrees.
Despite this reality, the United States is soon to be the only country in the world not in the Paris Climate Agreement. Many Americans have difficulty accepting climate change because catastrophic pollution requires government intervention. However, there is a market-based solution that would please almost everyone: the carbon fee (tax) and dividend plan.
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This plan would dramatically lessen greenhouse gas pollution while minimizing government regulations. The fees collected on fuels causing climate change would be given to all households, not kept by the government. Most people would be better off financially.
Once more people discover and support this extraordinarily appealing bipartisan plan, a giant step will be taken toward solving the climate change crisis.