I am Michael J.
Martin, MD, MPH, MBA, and I am from San Francisco, CA.
CARB is obligated
to protect the public from air pollution and to develop strategies
to fight climate change. The current draft does not do either of
world-wide public health crisis. We have only a short time frame to
prevent the worst aspects of climate change from disrupting
civilization. We must stop burning fossil fuels.
draft plan proposes increasing gas-fired power generation. The
fossil fuel industry wants California to give them billions of
dollars in subsidies to explore the risky approach of carbon
capture technology. At the same time, the fossil fuel industry
plans to continue polluting.
I know first-hand
the effects of living near oil drilling sites. Breathing in toxic
gasses can have damaging health effects even in the short
Please do all you
can to reduce fossil fuel use in the state of