Sammy Roth covers energy for the Los Angeles Times and writes the weekly Boiling Point newsletter. He previously reported for the Desert Sun and USA Today, where he focused on renewable energy, climate change, electric utilities and public lands. He grew up in Westwood and would very much like to see the Dodgers win the World Series again.
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Let’s use this Thanksgiving as an opportunity for optimism on climate change.
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Republicans largely didn’t campaign against Biden’s clean energy bill. But Democrats may have missed an opportunity.
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