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The poster state for climate change

The poster state for climate change

With all due respect to Ohio Republicans and their collective affection for the late William McKinley, whose second term in the White House was cut short 114 years ago by an anarchist's bullets, the most important event of President Barack Obama's trip to Alaska was not the return of Mount Denali to its rightful name. What deserves greater attention from all Americans are the strong words the current president had regarding climate change and the urgent need for action on an international level.

"On this issue — of all issues — there's such a thing as being too...