Letter to Editor,  Louise Shawkat,  Medford Mail Tribune, 04/16/2019 Scientists are able to measure Earth’s ecological assets. Yearly, Earth supplies a finite amount of plant-based food and fiber, livestock and fish, timber and other forest products and built-up lands. And yearly, Earth is able to absorb a finite amount of the greenhouse gas emissions we […]

Brad Plumer and Nadja Popovich April 2, 2019,  New York Times The idea of putting a price on carbon dioxide emissions to help tackle climate change has been slowly spreading around the globe over the past two decades. This week, Canada’s federal government took the latest step when it extended its carbon-pricing program nationwide by imposing a tax on […]

After years of infighting, the Democrats may finally have found an environmental consensus in the Green New Deal. Robinson Meyer December 5 The Atlantic On Monday, speaking at a town hall led by Senator Bernie Sanders, Representative-Elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez framed her chosen climate policy—the Green New Deal—through the lens of gallant American exceptionalism. “This is […]