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Letter: High gas prices shouldn't stall fight on global warming

Letter: High gas prices shouldn't stall fight on global warming

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Gasoline at U.S. Pumps Seen Surging to 6-Year Seasonal High

A customer prepares to fuel her vehicle at a Road Ranger gas station in Princeton, Illinois, U.S., on Tuesday, June 17, 2014. Gasoline in the U.S. climbed this week, boosted by a surge in oil, and is expected to reach the highest level for this time of year since 2008. Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

"Biden team is seeking ways to address rising energy prices" (Aug. 13) tells us the Biden administration is seeking to increase global fossil carbon production, right on the heels of the major report on global climate change. President Joe Biden is moving in the wrong direction.

We desperately need to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, not increase them. There is no economic recovery possible with ever-increasing fires, floods, continually rising temperatures, and a dying Gulf Stream. Biden is looking at the past and ignoring the present.

Roy Hartley • Columbia, Mo. 

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