Opinion | Two paths for the D.C. area in fighting climate change

Source: Washington Post - View Original Article
Published: Jan 21, 2020
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96% Liberal


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Eminent Domain
Government Interference
Common Core
Assisted Suicide
Welfare

Sentiments

96% "But the article failed to mention what most local experts and officials believe is the most effective tool for quickly responding to the climate ..."
93% "The Jan. 12 Metro article Ambitious Montgomery plans agenda on climate highlighted Montgomery County's efforts to cut greenhouse-gas emissions by 80 percent by 2027.""
-57% "Rather than requiring vehicles to meet a minimum miles-per-gallon performance, all vehicles should instead be required to limit greenhouse-gas emissions, preferably to zero.""
-63% "Newly proposed CCE legislation would enable Maryland towns and counties to rapidly shift from fossil fuels and toward renewable-energy sources if they want to.""
-87% "Where are local efforts in the District, Maryland or Virginia to pass regulations that would require such compliance?""


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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

96% : But the article failed to mention what most local experts and officials believe is the most effective tool for quickly responding to the climate crisis: Community Choice Energy (CCE).
93% : The Jan. 12 Metro article "Ambitious Montgomery plans agenda on climate" highlighted Montgomery County's efforts to cut greenhouse-gas emissions by 80 percent by 2027.
43% : Rather than requiring vehicles to meet a minimum miles-per-gallon performance, all vehicles should instead be required to limit greenhouse-gas emissions, preferably to zero.
37% : Newly proposed CCE legislation would enable Maryland towns and counties to rapidly shift from fossil fuels and toward renewable-energy sources if they want to.
13% : Where are local efforts in the District, Maryland or Virginia to pass regulations that would require such compliance?

*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. The rating is an independent analysis and is not affiliated nor sponsored by the news source or any other organization

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