Following up on a post from Tuesday, here is a more detailed look at the EPA’s plans to regulate carbon dioxide emissions in the United States. Much of the legislative process surrounding the decision is discussed along with the potential roadblocks to getting the emissions regulations into place. While it may take some time, this decision by the EPA is quite significant, as the United States will finally take action in the fight against climate change on the national scale and now be able to participate in international efforts starting in late 2009.
ClimateYou.org Senior Editor George Ropes discussed his own evolution in learning about and formulating views on climate change, his thoughts on COP26 in Glasgow happening now, and global warming going forward. Abby Luby, ClimateYou Editor was the interviewer. This interview has been edited for publication purposes. AL: When