Washington state Governor Jay Inslee (D) is warning residents that the summer of 2022 will be one of “blackouts, destruction, and death” due to climate change.
On June 13, Inslee’s campaign sent an email telling voters in The Evergreen State, “It’s shaping up to be a deadly summer.”
“As the climate crisis worsens, we’re facing the most extreme weather in history,” Inslee claimed. “While Washington state faced the wettest start to the summer in over 70 years, other states are preparing for sweltering temperatures that will catastrophically disrupt our fragile electrical grid. That means blackouts, destruction, and death. Just look at the headlines.”
Todd Myers, director of the Center for the Environment at Washington Policy Center, accused Inslee of recently implying that he was willing to destroy a