Op-Ed

County can convert fleet to electric to help in fight against climate change

By Richard H. Baldwin and Phil White
There is a global climate-change crisis. No question. And Ventura County is near ground zero in that crisis.
Take a look. We’re experiencing the worst of drought, fires and water shortages. The projections of sea level rise that will impact our coastline are alarming. These local impacts have the fingerprints of climate change all over them. Additionally, the county suffers from unhealthy levels of ozone air pollution. Addressing these impacts makes reducing greenhouse gas emissions critical, and we believe that the county can and should do something to fight back. 

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