Fast Focus 'What should we do about global warming?' Not our problem

February 10, 2013 

The question: What should we do about global warming. Why is it always "we?" Example: The coal-fired steam plant in Centralia has filters, cleaners, scrubbers, and you name it to "protect the environment." The paper plant at Wallula has much the same thing. China, however, has nothing. The people need gas masks 24-7. How about the rest of the world?

What are they doing to "protect the environment?" Why does industry move their products out of country? Because they don't have to put up with safety of any kind. Why is GM building seven plants in China? For the same reason plus wages. We do everything to slow down "global warming" and the rest of the world does nothing and we send our products there for manufacture.

It's about time we shift the "we" to "they." We are preparing to send billions of tons of coal to China. Guess what? That is going to make the air that much worse. Soon we will have their smog here.

And someone will still say, "we."

-- WAYNE L. ROWETT, Kennewick

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