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Climate protection: We all have a role | City Corner

 

Last updated 6/21/2019 at Noon



Why should Edmonds do anything to protect our climate? After all, we are just one community among many.

The question is similar to one person asking, "Why should I take care of my own litter, since other people still litter?"

However, the difference is in the magnitude of the impacts. Not doing anything about climate change is likely to result in direct loss of human lives, the wipeout of hundreds or thousands of animal species, the loss of innumerable trees and plants that make up the Northwest as we know it, and many billions of dollars of damage to infrastructure and buildings...



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