Yesterday, I mailed the below letter to my Congressman, Darrell Issa, along with a 144-page book called Climate Change for Beginners. It outlines the basic science of climate change and some responsible steps we should all take to reduce our own emissions footprint, and can be read in less than two hours. If you want your very own copy or would like to send one to your crazy uncle (or your representative), click here. I sincerely hope the Congressman reads the book and passes it along to Donald Trump, who hopefully will appreciate the cartoon illustrations!
December 15, 2016 The Honorable Darrell E. Issa U.S. House of Representatives 2269 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 Dear Congressman Issa: I write as your concerned constituent and a clean energy advocate. My business and legal experience has been focused on accelerating the transition towards more sustainable and efficient power generation and transportation options. I sit on the board of the Center for Sustainable Energy, based in San Diego, and co-founded Sustain OC, an Orange County association focused on sustainability and clean technology. I am hopeful that you and President-elect Donald Trump will recognize the positive economic impact of strong federal clean energy policy. Our district is filled with established companies and startups that would embrace the opportunity to provide the region with clean, reliable, affordable electricity and related services, if only given a better chance to compete. (more…)