Twitter | Search | |
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.
2,384
Tweets
436
Following
623
Followers
Tweets
Jacques Leslie Aug 19
Reply Retweet Like
Jacques Leslie retweeted
Stefan Rahmstorf Aug 19
Scores of locations on every continent north of the equator have witnessed their hottest weather in recorded history.
Reply Retweet Like
Jacques Leslie Aug 19
Krugman: "Modern Republican politicians are, with few exceptions, apparatchiks." The Slippery Slope of Complicity
Reply Retweet Like
Jacques Leslie Aug 19
Here's my rumination in the Los Angeles Times on Devin Nunes, Trump's most ardent lapdog:
Reply Retweet Like
Jacques Leslie Aug 18
Replying to @strobetalbott
That’s just Trump projecting his issues onto others.
Reply Retweet Like
Jacques Leslie Aug 17
Fabulous essay, commensurate with Aretha's talent. Aretha Franklin Had Power.
Reply Retweet Like
Jacques Leslie retweeted
Decca Classics Aug 16
At the Grammys in 1998 Aretha Franklin stepped in for Luciano Pavarotti who had been due to sing his trademark piece, 'Nessun Dorma'. The performance was absolutely incredible. RIP, Aretha Franklin.
Reply Retweet Like
Jacques Leslie retweeted
Brian Schatz Aug 13
I’m not pretending that this Omarosa thing isn’t interesting. I spent ten minutes reading about it this morning. But the planet is warming.
Reply Retweet Like
Jacques Leslie Aug 14
A terrific visualization.
Reply Retweet Like
Jacques Leslie retweeted
Ian James Aug 14
Nevada is funding water conservation projects for farmers and ranchers. One rancher used a grant to switch from flood irrigation to an efficient system. “It’s huge.” ⁦
Reply Retweet Like
Jacques Leslie retweeted
Paul Dawson Aug 14
Methane has 34 times the long-term warming effect of carbon dioxide and accounts for 10% of US greenhouse gas emissions.
Reply Retweet Like
Jacques Leslie Aug 14
Um, Mr. President, if she's as horrible as you say, why did you hire her and install her in the White House?
Reply Retweet Like
Jacques Leslie Aug 14
Language is a key component of Trump's grip on power. Much of his speech seems unmeditated and almost unconscious, but his use of demeaning words to describe women and minorities is consistent and clearly thought out, as if he has determined that it helps him.
Reply Retweet Like
Jacques Leslie Aug 13
Heat: the next big inequality issue
Reply Retweet Like
Jacques Leslie Aug 10
It's the combination of shamelessness and ineptitude that always gets me, and gives the Trumpists their particular imprimateur: Trump’s approval hits 50 percent — in a doctored poll graphic shared by his son
Reply Retweet Like
Jacques Leslie Aug 10
A superb column by Anne Applebaum. Yes, our institutions began failing us long before Trump. He's just the logical extension.
Reply Retweet Like
Jacques Leslie Aug 8
Another mind-boggling development, that taps misinformation to justify destruction. Of course, this is the same Wilbur Ross whose apparent grifting has recently drawn attention:
Reply Retweet Like
Jacques Leslie Aug 8
Bravo to Peter Gleick: Trump’s nonsense tweets on water and wildfires are dangerous
Reply Retweet Like
Jacques Leslie Aug 8
"Without a gargantuan intervention, whatever happens will be worse for our children, worse yet for their children and even worse still for their children's children, whose lives, our actions have demonstrated, mean nothing to us."
Reply Retweet Like
Jacques Leslie retweeted
Paul Dawson Aug 8
“This isn’t some scientific debate, it’s a reality with loss of life implications." "We need the US to be back at the table and engage. It’s imperative. We wouldn’t have a Paris climate agreement without the US and we need them back now.”
Reply Retweet Like