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By LU NELSEN
Contributor 

New common sense approach to climate change

Guest Commentary

 


Our nation spent nearly $7 billion responding to extreme weather in 2013. Events that endanger livelihoods nationally, and especially in rural and small town America.

These destructive storms, devastating droughts, dangerous flooding and paralyzing winter weather highlight the need for action.

We must confront threats that climate shifts pose to rural communities, and the nation.

The new year provides an opportunity to take commonsense steps to address carbon pollution, a major contributing factor to these threats. Currently, there is no limit on the amount of carbon pollution that Americ...



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