If we're going to try to slow climate change, or mitigate its effects, what are our options?
On Monday, February 22 at 7 p.m., the local chapter of the League of Women Voters will host a panel on New York State's legislative approaches to fight climate change. Right now, there are four different policy approaches under consideration by the New York State legislature. From a carbon tax to requiring clean energy, our panel explains the four bills that could still pass this year. In studio:
- Carole Camp, member of the Citizens Climate Lobby, discusses A8372, the bill proposing a carbon tax in NYS
- Sue Hughes-Smith, lecturer at RIT, discusses A7497, the bill to require 100% clean energy by 2030
- Barbara Grosh, member of League of Women Voters, Rochester Metropolitan Area, and Mothers Out Front, discusses A7625, the bill relating to financial surety for major facilities, vessels, and railroads
- Katherine Smith, vice president of the League of Women Voters, Rochester Metropolitan Area