Readings April 19 & 20

I did not have the time to properly capture all that I read those two days (34 articles) and rather than have things pile up for long I thought I would post a subset of them without much insight other than to see I think that these articles are worth your time.

Climate Change

Former ‘climate change denier’ explains his shift » Yale Climate Connections

A man who used to drink the Kool-Aid about climate change denial could not help but change his mind as data and his education caught up with him. At Yale Climate Connections.

It’s been exceptionally warm in Greenland lately and ice is melting a month early

In Greenland, like Alaska, Spring is coming in fast and furious. From the Washington Post.

Climate Solutions & Climate Politics

A Market-Driven Green New Deal? We’d Be Unstoppable

This article by Amory Lovins and Rushad Nanavatty of the Rocky Mountain Institute provides some very important information on market-oriented actions that can be part of a Green New Deal. In the New York Times.

What Ocasio-Cortez gets about coal that Republicans don’t

An opinion piece on what is wrong with a pro-coal stance. The Washington Post.

The Energy 202: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is doubling down on Green New Deal

The Energy 202 is a Washington Post series at the interface of energy issues and national policy. This article describes how AOC is continuing to press for the Green New Deal despite the lack of support for the effort on the Senate side (does AOC continuing to press for it surprise anyone?). The article is built around AOC’s viral future self video.

In Conclusion …

There are many more articles that I read but I just do not have the time to process them all and post them. I read a ton of items but perhaps I will focus in on particular subjects and keep focused on those. More to come.


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