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Jacques Leslie
LA Times regular contributing opinion writer and frequent contributor to NY Times opinion pages & Yale Environment 360. Author of Deep Water & The Mark.
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Jacques Leslie Feb 13
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Peter Gleick Feb 10
Criticizing the because it may not be perfect is perpetuating the delay and inaction on that has cursed us for decades and made a far worse crisis than if we had acted decades ago.
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Paul Nicklen Feb 8
This is my friend, Dr. Debbie Tobin. She is bawling her eyes out as she holds the paw of a sea otter as it takes its last breath. That month, in Homer, Alaska, they witnessed 80 sea otters…
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Jacques Leslie Feb 8
It’s hard to imagine a story that more powerfully conveys the urgency of fighting climate change than this one. “We are destroying our life support systems”
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Paul Dawson on Climate Change Feb 8
Humans have cut down half the trees on Earth since the dawn of agriculture – over 3 trillion of them. This huge loss holds the potential for massive reforestation today, which would take up large quantities of atmospheric carbon dioxide.
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Jacques Leslie Feb 8
Absolutely. That myth should have gone away with Wendell Wilkie.
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Paul Dawson on Climate Change Feb 7
Decades ago climate scientists told us that the first signs of climate change would appear in the temperature record, and extreme heat events would become more common and more extreme. This is exactly what has happened, only much faster than projected.
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David Brooks' best column (a declaration I doubt I could ever make if he'd written about politics).
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InsideClimate News Feb 3
The last serious climate legislation considered in Congress was co-sponsored by . He's now collaborating with on a plan for a Green New Deal, which she has pledged will be far more ambitious.
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Jacques Leslie Feb 2
When told about the island of Diego Garcia, where the U.S. has a major base, "The President, officials familiar with the briefing said, asked two questions: Are the people nice, and are the beaches good?"
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Paul Dawson on Climate Change Feb 2
“At places like Davos, people like to tell success stories. But their financial success has come with an unthinkable price tag. And on climate change, we have to acknowledge we have failed,”
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Daniel Swain Feb 2
Spectacular snapshot of deep low pressure center just west of San Francisco. While damaging winds did not materialize in NorCal last night, torrential rainfall is indeed ongoing in SoCal w/widespread flash flooding. Gusty showers & t-storms this PM statewide.
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The Climate Mobilization Feb 1
With many new cities declaring in recent weeks, the total number of municipalities that have declared emergency and / or committed to mobilize is now THIRTY-EIGHT. Check out our global map:
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Jacques Leslie Feb 2
When Bolton became national security advisor, he got rid of the knowledgeable White House cybersecurity coordinator and abolished the position. That's one of the more frightening revelations in this deeply disturbing interview.
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Laurence Tribe Feb 1
Remember this Trump tweet from the Obama years? If the shoe fits (over the bonespurs), wear it!
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