The story of how the United States became a world leader in the fight against climate change is inextricably linked to the development of the American frontier, according to a new book by James R. O’Toole, Jr. The author is a professor at George Washington University and author of the 2012 bestseller, The Big Deal: The Rise and Fall of America’s New Frontier.
“The U.P.A. is responsible for more than 30,000 deaths from CO2-related causes, and many more from disease and natural disasters,” he wrote in a recent article for The New York Times. “If the U