“The small but urgent silver lining in all of this is that we have achievable solutions. It’s time for our elected bodies in Washington, D.C. and Harrisburg to catch up to the science and the public’s desire to start implementing these solutions. This means putting policies in place that will directly address the threats posed by climate change and will discourage the activities that are triggering climate change.
“The most important step we must take is a transition to clean, renewable energy.
“At the federal level, we’re working together to aggressively support the Climate Solutions Act. If passed into law, this legislation would require that 100% of our electricity come from renewable resources by 2035.
“At the state level, Pennsylvania has recently joined the United States Climate Alliance, a bipartisan coalition of 24 states dedicated to achieving the goals of the Paris Climate Accord. Additionally, Governor Wolf has announced an ambitious but achievable goal for our Commonwealth: cutting carbon dioxide and other heat-trapping emissions 26 percent by 2025 and 80 percent by 2050, using 2005 as a baseline.”
FULL STORY published July 17, 2019 via The Intelligencer