The pandemic and the western fires are examples of a catastrophic failure by America’s government to protect the public.
Steve Cohen, Author at State of the Planet
Being in a classroom, even with a mask and with nearly half of my students online, provides a semblance of normalcy and I am grateful for the opportunity.
For a mayor who talks about equity and income inequality, he should remember that parks are one of the few services we already have that provide a measure of equality, access and opportunity for all. They should be treasured rather than trashed.
We’ve managed to avoid the topic for decades, but the force of public opinion is finally ending the era of American national climate nondecision-making.
Health recovery is a prerequisite for economic recovery.
Authoritarian and nationalistic forces may be seizing on COVID-19 as an opportunity to restrict people and businesses to stay within their borders, but in the long run, the forces of technology, economic development and human curiosity will not be contained.
We need a more mature and sophisticated approach to utilizing scientific expertise in decision-making.
If we believe in our future and in our ability to come back from this catastrophe, the environmental bond act deserves our continued support.
Our collective community is struggling to respond to this disease, and I have confidence we will do so.