“We’ve lost very important time on climate change, which we can ill afford,” said Richard Newell, president of Resources for the Future, a nonpartisan energy and environment-focused research organization in Washington. “There is severe damage. To ignore climate for four years, you can’t put a price on that. It’s a huge issue that needs to be confronted with long-term momentum and extreme dedication, and we have lost that.”
What Will Trump’s Most Profound Legacy Be? Possibly Climate Damage
A piece in the New York Times about the lasting impacts of current action on climate change quotes RFF CEO and President Richard Newell.
Media Highlight from The New York Times — Nov. 9, 2020