I have a tendency to cringe when I hear that a group of people have gotten together and written an op-ed about climate change. Time after time, the articles are ridiculous (then doubling down on the ridiculousness), forehead-smacking examples of denial and cherry-picking.

So I flinched a little when I clicked on the link to a new one … but I was pleasantly surprised. This wasn’t in some far-right op-ed section like the Wall Street Journal or the Financial Post. This article was in the gray lady herself, the New York Times, and the title eased my mind immediately: "A Republican Case for Climate Action."

And when I saw it was written by four former administrators of the Environmental Protection Agency with a combined 16 years of experience running that esteemed agency, I was even further assuaged.


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