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McKibben on Jerry Brown’s climate legacy in The Nation

September 4, 2018

Post Carbon Fellow Bill McKibben’s op-ed challenging California Governer Jerry Brown to do more on climate change appeared in The Nation.

From the article:

Brown insists that he can’t do more: “We’ve got a lot of elements in the political landscape that in a free society we have to deal with.” But in this case, that’s not true: He could simply stop issuing new permits. If he did, the fossil-fuel industry would kick and fuss, but it does that all the time anyway—at the moment, for instance, they’re trying to cut the state’s gas tax. They need to be fought, not feared.

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