How to save ourselves from climate change

Washington Post - 02-11

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It’s great that the Feb. 8 editorial “Here’s ‘what the hell’ is going on” presented global warming as the crisis it truly is and “put . . . the lie to the argument that market forces alone will adequately drive down the country’s carbon footprint.” But the causes of the crisis are deeply embedded in the fabric of our economic system and in our generally expected high standard of living.