The Common Good

Paying Attention to Climate Change

Unlike the health-care debate, which touches each and every person in our country on the basic premise of their own, personal health, the issue of climate change can seem easy to dismiss as too scientific, too technical, or too boring for the average person to spend much time thinking about.

I am inclined to agree with this sentiment -- especially after reading particularly laborious portions of the climate change bill passed by the House earlier this summer! International regulations, industry standards, and emission sequestration are a bit abstract for my daily attention

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