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Left unchecked, the Interior secretary will betray decades of bipartisan work to protect our public lands and will make our fight against climate change more difficult. The American people deserve better.
As Cato's director of Natural Resource Studies (and later, as a senior fellow and eventually vice president), I maintained that, while climate change was real, the impacts would likely prove rather modest and that the cost of reducing greenhouse gas emissions would greatly exceed the benefits.
We all benefit from healthy ecosystems and biological diversity. It should not be up to any one community to bear the burden of making long-overdue changes to the way we approach protecting wildlife and wild places.