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Christopher Rice is an associate professor of philosophy at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Fla.
The Mueller neighborhood, in Austin, Tex., was designed to increase the use of solar power. (iStock/JamesBrey) 
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Christopher Rice
Any ambitious program to address climate change raises a red flag of top-down government, writes Christopher Rice, but the Green New Deal can be implemented with support for local decision-making.