By Jill Soffer, originally published Oct 29, 2020
Climate change is here, and it’s time for the influential, caring, wealthy and outdoor-loving people of Aspen to do something about it. In the absence of any federal policy on carbon, it is up to the most powerful among us to address this global, humanitarian and extremely personal issue.
In the past couple of months, 5.8 million acres have burned down in California, Oregon and Washington. Over 400,000 acres have burned in Colorado, and the largest fire this state has seen just exploded a couple of days ago, up to more than 208,600 acres as of today. We’ve had almost no rain — and this is not a “cyclical drought.”
Read the full article on Aspen Daily News.