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STAT: The Readout Loud
TECHNOLOGY IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST
The planet welcomes a new president
"What a relief to see that the United States is about to get back on the right track with respect to climate change."
Carbon tax and rebate, nuclear power should be part of Biden’s climate mandate
"The current generation of nuclear plants is reliable and safe. At the very least, we should set the carbon tax high enough to keep these plants in operation."
IDEAS | LEAH C. STOKES
Biden has a climate mandate
The best time to cut carbon emissions was decades ago, but the second-best time is today. At least with a new administration, we'll be able to start tomorrow.
America turns its back on the world
By exiting the Paris climate accord, the United States imperils the entire planet and its inhabitants, present and future.
IDEAS | Rebecca Willis
Strangers in a room, hammering out climate solutions together
Meaningful climate action requires people’s consent and participation. How to make that happen? Ask them.
Some wonder if we could geoengineer our way out of climate crisis
Readers grapple with the debate over solar geoengineering, which was presented in a pair of Globe opinion pieces.
S. Atyia Martin and David W. Cash
The intersection of the climate crisis and social justice
Climate change acts as an intensifying layer on top of the long history of systemic racism that has led to existing social, health, and economic inequities.
IDEAS | Lee van der Voo
Remember this the next time someone says a green economy would be too expensive
We spent $2 trillion to keep Americans afloat in the pandemic. It would be wise to spend the same amount fending off climate change.
The world needs to explore solar geoengineering as a tool to fight climate change
As with other technologies, the risks of solar geoengineering cannot be sensibly evaluated without a scenario for goals and governance.
Barrett’s response on climate change leaves some unsettled
The Supreme Court nominee would not express a view on an issue she called a 'contentious matter' of policy.