India may not commit to an absolute CO2 target for 2025-2030 at the Paris climate talks. But such a target is inevitable given the strong commitments by all other top global emitters, the ongoing price drops in renewables, and the growing reality that dangerous climate change is already here.
While humanity is no Cecil the Lion, Homo sapiens is a photogenic and popular species, at least among other Homo sapiens. There should be mass outrage against the Kochs, who have humanity's livable climate in their cross hairs.
Pope Francis has helped jumpstart a broader conversation on climate change. If you want to join in, here are some tips, via the June 23 communications panel at the White House Public Health and Climate Change Summit.
Renowned physicist, former presidential science advisor and lifelong energy efficiency champion Jack Gibbons died on July 17 at the age of 86. He was the only person who was chief science and technology advisor to both Congress (1979-1992) and then the White House (1993-1998).