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KARL REITZ, San Clemente

Joanna Clark’s opinion piece highlights the growing problem facing the world with respect to the climate crisis. 

As Kathy Ward noted in the city council discussion regarding a dog beach, San Clemente’s beaches are very narrow and we can’t afford to lose any additional feet of sand, and yet a rising ocean threatens to do just that. 

That’s why the city council should pass a resolution supporting HR 2307, the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act. This act is a market-based partial solution to reducing greenhouse gases.

It has the additional benefit of keeping American businesses competitive in the face of our competitors, including China, the EU and Canada, who already have introduced a price on carbon.

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