“In addition to the very costly effects on human health, infrastructure and natural resources that we rely upon, I am very concerned about the accumulating loss of other species catalyzed by climate disruption.  Drawdown practices must be widely implemented, in addition to drastically reduced output of greenhouse gases.  A fossil fuel industry fund must be established to distribute the trillions of dollars needed to counteract their effects.”

Richard Feldman, Chair and Associate Professor, Department of Environmental Science and Policy, Marist College, Poughkeepsie, New York