Tulsi Gabbard

Change political climate to address environment

Change political climate to address environment

The arrival of record-shattering hurricanes, forest fires in the West the size of Maryland, and collapsing glaciers makes something clear to anyone not in a state of ideological denial: Humanity is in a fight for its survival, and if we have any hope of saving ourselves from endless climate disasters, we must radically change the political climate first.

An attentive America will treat the catastrophes named Harvey, Irma and Maria not as lurid TV spectacles but as wake-up calls for civilization. Climate change and its calamities are causing terrible human suffering from Texas, which broke the record for rainfall in a single day, to Puerto Rico, which is facing a calamitous public...

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