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Red, Blue, and Purple States Agree: Limit Carbon Pollution

By Heather Taylor-Miesle

Conventional wisdom can be a funny thing, especially in politics. It’s often based on anecdote rather than fact. Take the politics of climate, for instance. The fossil fuel industry, backed by the Koch brothers, have poured hundreds of millions of dollars into defeating environmental champions. That kind of cash can be scary to an incumbent and can make an issue, like addressing climate change, seem like the third rail of politics. Never mind that they had a similar win rate in the last election to the 1990 Patriots football team (1-15-0). Never mind that we …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green