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The Trouble with Science Communications

Trained in science in college, I appreciate true skepticism.  Good scientists are skeptics; it is how they’re trained.    The consensus in the science community that human activities are causing climate change comes only after running global warming through its paces  – modeling, measuring, analyzing, testing, evaluating. Yet most scientists and professionals think that by marshaling enough data and information, we can change…read more →

Mayor Menino and the Future of Climate Action

Boston Mayor Thomas Menino will not run for re-election; where will this leave climate action in Beantown? Clean Air-Cool Planet’s local climate initiatives report (2012) includes a brief snapshot of nine community-based climate and energy initiatives. Some of the highest-profile efforts enjoying the most momentum are indeed headed by elected leaders and staffed by municipal governments (e.g., Boston, New York,…read more →