Think local on climate change

Posted by Christine, January 9, 2011

Independent reporter Laura Paskus writes about the federal government’s failure to act on climate change after  the United Nations meeting in Cancun, Mexico. State and local action can lead the way:

In the United States, the significant action on climate change—whether state laws mandating the use of renewable energy or municipal improvements to public transportation systems and bike routes—is happening at a local level. But it’s not nearly enough. Citizens need to urge the federal government to act. And we each have work to do within our own lives.

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