U.S. #fossilfuel exports need to end #ActOnClimate #keepitintheground

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From the Associated Press (Michael Biesecker and Kim Tong-Hyung) via The Washington Post:

“Typically, infrastructure has multi-decadal lifespans,” said Katharine Hayhoe, a climate scientist and director of the Climate Science Center at Texas Tech University. “So, if we build a natural-gas plant today, that will impact carbon emissions over decades to come. So those are the critical and crucial decisions that are being made today. Do we increase access to and use of fossil fuels, or do we make decisions that limit and eventually reduce access to fossil fuels?”

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