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Cracking Washington's gridlock to save the planet

'If Americans demand action on climate change from Congress, there's no doubt that it will happen'

David Bornstein | NYT 

One day, ideally in the not-too-distant future, when Congress finally passes major legislation to curb carbon emissions — to reduce the environmental and economic harm caused by climate change — Americans will owe a big thank you to the perseverance and discipline of the Citizens’ Climate Lobby. Special appreciation should go to one volunteer, Jay Butera, a businessman from Pennsylvania who has put intense effort into getting Democrats and Republicans in Congress to begin talking with one another about potential solutions. The Citizens’ Climate Lobby is a ...

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First Published: Sat, May 20 2017. 15:30 IST