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Jacques Leslie
LATimes contributing opinion writer. Expelled from SVietnam & India, evacuated from Cambodia. Wrote Deep Water (dams) & The Mark (Vietnam war memoir).
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Jonathan Overpeck 19h
“We’ve always considered climate change to be a huge threat to our region, and it is something we must take immediate action on"
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David Wallace-Wells 20h
“If one is to believe recent IPCC reports, then gone are the days when the world could resolve the climate crisis merely by reducing emissions.” is exceptionally incisive about the hype of negative emissions. (1/x, with thanks to )
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Jacques Leslie Nov 28
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Jacques Leslie Nov 27
My fantasy, unlikely I know, is that this slogan works just well enough: PATRIOTIC Georgia Republicans must BOYCOTT the Senate runoffs.
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Jacques Leslie Nov 27
On Thanksgiving celebrants who flout covid restrictions: “On one hand, you see the people dying, on the other hand … you see that the vaccine is close. Why can’t you wait?”
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Jacques Leslie Nov 27
"Are you going to stand for integrity? Or are you going to stand for the wild mob? You wanted to condemn the wild mob when it was on the left side. What are you going to do when it’s on our side?”
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Jacques Leslie Nov 26
The pandemic is good for song birds and many other living things.
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Jacques Leslie Nov 26
Those five Justices are apparently pro-life only when the life at stake is a fetus.
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Jacques Leslie Nov 26
Good story. Just ponder this: “About 1% of the world’s farms operate 70% of the worlds’ farmland.”
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Jacques Leslie Nov 25
My wife Leslie put 2 and 2 together: the Four Seasons Landscaping Co. did the landscaping for the Rose Garden.
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Jacques Leslie Nov 25
Even if the Senate blocks action on climate change, states, cities, and corporations are finding ways to take meaningful action.
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Jacques Leslie Nov 25
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Bruce Nilles Nov 24
France bans "natural" gas heating in new buildings, starting next year. This follows on from UK looking to do same by 2023, and Holland busy working to disconnect 200,000 existing homes from gas annually starting in 2022.
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Maxine Joselow Nov 23
News: General Motors is withdrawing its support for the Trump administration's attack on California's clean car standards. Story to follow.
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Bill McKibben Nov 23
Srongest storm in its history clobbers Somalia. Some places got 2 years worth of rain in a few hours. Many dead.
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Prof. Katharine Hayhoe Nov 22
There's a lot of anecdotal evidence but this may be the first systematic study: 97% of young people surveyed were “very” or “extremely concerned” about the well-being of their hypothetical children in a climate-changed world. et al
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Jacques Leslie Nov 22
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Jacques Leslie Nov 22
This is fascinating, and shows what can happen if you don’t politicize COVID precautions.
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Minh Ngo Nov 22
Stanford's faculty senate passed a resolution condemning Scott Atlas’ COVID-19 disinformation, with 85% of its members approving. The resolution called on the university to “forcefully disavow Atlas’ actions.”
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Jacques Leslie Nov 22
Reaching Buffett was probably key to getting the Klamath deal done.
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