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Sen. Van Hollen: Big Oil should help pay for the climate mess it created

August 18, 2021
Bushfires below Stacks Bluff, Tasmania, Australia

Global warming has reached “unprecedented” levels and is causing catastrophic damage across America and the world, according to a new report from the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. That report, based on more than 14,000 peer-reviewed studies, makes two things clear: Fossil fuel pollution is driving this crisis, and we have no time to waste in transitioning to a clean-energy future. This shift will require considerable resources, and it is only fair that the corporations that have profited from dirty energy should help fund the solutions to this dire situation.

Article Source: Washington Post

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