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Battle against climate change is this generation's WWII
Battle against climate change is this generation's WWII

To the editor: When the U.S. entered World War II, the nation united. From industries manufacturing war materiel, to families rationing their provisions, to the media whipping up the fervor necessary to achieve a total economic transformation, every effort went into enlisting the whole country in the endeavor. ("California's push for clean energy has a problem: no place to store it," March 23) Today we face another enormous challenge: We must wean our energy system from the fossil fuels that are bringing on climate havoc and develop clean, sustainable energy as quickly as possible. News organizations like The Times have a vital role to play in educating the public, so a...

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