Half measures aren’t going to cut it in this age. Not against Covid, not against climate change, not against mass extinction, ecological collapse, authoritarianism, any of our challenges now. One lesson the West in particular is not understanding well.
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How about: For years, Democrats have paid lip service to climate change while not doing much. Why should we trust you? Or: Would you support a universal basic income to counter inequality? If not, why not? But those are questions from Biden's left, so they're unthinkable.
Biden's debate-night stumble on oil highlights the delicate tightrope he must walk on climate change (Washington Post)
In a year not short on immediate existential crises, will climate change move any Florida voters?
climate action'>Biden Pledges Ambitious Climate Action. Here's What He Could Actually Do. @CoralMDavenport / New York Times)
The fires across the West Coast are just the latest examples of the very real ways our changing climate is changing our communities. Protecting our planet is on the ballot. Vote like your life depends on it—because it does.
Donald Trump believes climate change is a hoax. Donald Trump is an idiot.
"You have stolen my dreams and my childhood with your empty words," climate activist Greta Thunberg tells the UN. "We are in the beginning of a mass extinction and all you can talk about is money and fairy tales of eternal economic growth. How dare you."
Just a thought: Which should be considered more “marginal” - believing in Santa at age 7 or not believing in climate change at age 72?
Italy has banned weddings and funerals for 16 million people. Japan has closed schools for a month. France and Iraq have banned public gatherings. The U.N. has canceled all physical meetings to address climate change. Americans are uncertain what to do about Coachella.