Last year, the signs of our rapidly warming climate manifested in ways impossible for anyone to ignore. Bay Area residents were subjected to weeks of smoky skies, poor air quality, and intense heat, and soon increased flooding from storms and sea level rise will become the new norm. Americans are ready to tackle the climate crisis head on, and now. A study by the Pew Research Center found that two-thirds of Americans believe the government needs to do more to reduce the impacts of climate change. Some local cities have shown great leadership in reducing our region’s contribution to the …