In the Trump-Clinton debates of 2016, not a single question was posed about global warming. Looks like that is about to change as the Democratic candidates finally acknowledge that the climate crisis is a top issue among millennial voters right after healthcare - and that our existence also counts on our leaders acting on a solution.
Michael Mann and Jonathan Brockopp of Penn State University make a compelling case for the need for systemic change to tackle climate change, quoting a recent study that by focusing on individual actions we’re distracting ourselves from the necessary political and corporate action.
It’s stark. Turns out a single seat on a modest 2,500 mile flight (NYC - LAX) results in emissions that will melt 32 square feet of Arctic sea ice. In this enlightening take from Andy Newman of the NY Times, he walks us through a highly-researched piece on what our summer holidays mean for the future of our planet.