Lorrie Kaplan, Ashland Daily Tidings, October 7th, 2020
In the coming weeks, Ashland residents will elect a new mayor and three new city councilors. Several issues are on voters’ minds, with the health of the economy and the city budget topping the list. But as the ongoing fire season has made painfully clear, we have more than one crisis on our hands. Climate change is here and now, and it poses an existential threat to our lives and livelihoods far beyond the pandemic.