Environmental Advice for the Candidates From Douglas Brinkley

Rice University history professor and author of The Wilderness Warrior: Theodore Roosevelt and the Crusade for America

Jun 22, 2012
Outside Magazine
Douglas Brinkley

Douglas Brinkley, professor and author    Photo: Rachel 0057

History will show that we live in an age of global warming when nearly all of our politicians played ostrich, burying their heads in the sand rather than weaning America off fossil fuels. Political cowardice is the poison in the body politic. We need to prioritize the climate crisis and fight to save such vanishing wilderness as the Everglades and Arctic Alaska.