The predicted 5% reduction in carbon pollution due to the worldwide pandemic shutdown provides insight into how we can achieve the more challenging 7%-per-year-for-the-next-10-years that we need to do next. Listen in.
The reading list
- Meehan Crist in the New York Times
- GRIST asks where all the carbon is coming from
- SciAm breaks down carbon pollution reductions from the COVID shutdown
- The New Yorker ponders our future
Because we recognize the necessity of personal accountability for our actions, because we accept responsibility for a building a durable future and because we believe it is our patriotic duty as citizens to speak out, we must insist the United States transform it’s energy sector, over the next decade, under a just and equitable plan, that uses regulations, investments and a price on carbon to safeguard our collective future.
Thanks for listening.