The Water Supply Permitting Coordination Act is just one strike in an ongoing, desperate struggle over who gets water in a Southwest that’s increasingly parched and baked as climate change accelerates. It’s a mean-spirited piece of legislation that fails to address the underlying problem.
Trump And Congressional Republicans Decide If They Pretend Hard Enough, Climate Change Will Just Go Away
Donald Trump believes that if he keeps saying that climate change isn’t real, then it really won’t be real. This is the belief of a child. Unfortunately, it also appears to be the belief of the overwhelming majority of Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Instead of fighting over the shrinking resources that remain, legislators in Congress ought to be working together to deal with climate change, the root cause of the increased frequency of severe drought in the Southwest.