2005 was the hottest year on record, and we are already seeing the signs of global warming, such as melting glaciers and more destructive hurricanes. In Hawaii, global warming threatens to raise sea levels 17-25 inches by 2100.
Fortunately, we have solutions: clean energy sources, such as wind and solar power, cars that go farther on a gallon of gasoline, more energy efficient buildings and appliances, and more. Not only will these solutions reduce global warming pollution from the largest sources, including power plants, cars, and SUVs, they also will decrease our dependence on oil, reduce air pollution, and protect pristine places from oil drilling and mining.
To protect our children and future generations, our leaders in Washington must act. Senator Inouye should support reducing global warming pollution nationwide from today