Global Change
Letters: The environment and the GOP

Re “Obama's Keystone trap,” Opinion, April 22 Jonah Goldberg has a point. On one side there are the global warming deniers; on the other are the hard-line environmental activists. One side refuses to accept there is a problem; the other demonizes those who raise questions. Environmentalists who consider global warming an emergency should support the construction of safe, reliable nuclear power plants and the continued development of natural gas resources to replace petroleum and coal. Instead, they vociferously protest against both, even as transitional sources for renewables. They should know that, as reported by The Times, greenhouse gas emissions declined by 3.4%...