[Last] week, several folks from Asheville joined hundreds of others to go to Washington, D.C., and brave the sweltering heat — not for vacation, but to talk to our senators and representatives about a bipartisan solution to halt disastrous climate change.
The carbon fee and dividend [policy proposal] has significant support from both sides of the aisle. It would charge a fee on any fossil fuel at the point of production or import. The money collected would be returned to all citizens as a monthly dividend check.
The result? Possibly our best hope for reducing greenhouse-gas emissions. And it’s also good for the economy!
Please learn more at www.citizensclimatelobby.org.
— Cathy Holt