Interior Pick: We're Not 'Paying For The Consequences Of Our Carbon Use' - Yet

Stephen Gutowski
By Stephen Gutowski | February 9, 2013 | 2:40 PM EST

At the University of Denver's "Voice of Experience" speaker series on October 17th, 2011, Sally Jewell, who Pres. Obama recently nominated for Interior Dept. secretary, said that "none of us are paying for the consequences of our carbon use."

"Government does play a role" in ensuring that we do pay, and she'd like to see "some mechanism is put in place" to make us recognize carbon consequences, Jewell said.

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