Rural America has much to lose with inaction over climate change and much to gain by acting to become part of the global solution
Beyond a reasonable doubt, the globe is warming. It presents rural America with great risk and opportunity.
Rural people should be at the forefront in demanding action. We have much at stake. We need a place in the debate.
The emerging scientific consensus is sobering. Early this year, an international panel of 2,500 scientists concluded that it is “unequivocal” that global warming is occurring, and it is more than 90 percent probable that it is caused by humans.