What promises do we have to keep? : A Call for Bipartisan Action on Climate Change

by Casey Fischl

Across the globe, countries acknowledge climate change as a scientific fact and have been implementing mitigation and adaptation strategies as per their commitment in the Paris Agreement. This, however, is not the case for the United States where political leaders are still debating and questioning what 97 percent of climate scientists agree on: climate-warming trends over the past century are extremely likely due to human activities.

California Assembly Leaders Face Rebellions From Party Grassroots

Capital Public Radio quoted Sherry Bebitch Jeffe of the USC Price School about the ideological schisms in both the Democratic and Republican parties. “As hard as it has been to compromise, it’s getting harder. The ideological splits are getting deeper, and the middle is disappearing,” says USC political analyst Sherry Bebitch Jeffe. “Sure, we have…