We need fresh thinking and creative problem solving to generate the revenues, programs and institutions that will continue New York’s tradition of opportunity coupled with compassion and a measure of equity.
Steve Cohen, Author at State of the Planet
Deregulation reinforces a Wild West mindset that is inappropriate for the crowded planet that we all live on.
The many efforts to communicate the climate emergency are all necessary but not sufficient methods for reducing greenhouse gas pollution. Today’s words must lead to tomorrow’s actions.
It will take many years to rebuild America’s institutions and norms and if we are not careful the stable, creative, high energy and path-breaking nation we inherited will slowly fade into the sunset.
We owe the young climate activists our attention and support.
If we are to address climate change, environmental protection must once again be seen as above politics and an unfit arena for partisan battle.
Senator Schumer’s electric vehicle proposal is a creative and sound approach that would have a significant impact on America’s greenhouse gas emissions.
It is time that we learn to expect and mitigate the negative results of technology. It is time to pay attention to the impact of technology on the public interest.
A model of engagement and connecting research and education to problem-solving is particularly important in the field of environmental sustainability.