The issue of responsibility for climate change has many sides. We discuss a BBC article that provides another way to consider the question. Listen in and then head to

The increase in temperature associated with climate change is a threat to pregnancies and the pollution associated with fossil fuel use compounds that danger. Disadvantaged communities suffer these effects more than others, and so pregnant women are at particular risk. A new report details the findings. Our psychological processing of the pandemic shutdown leaves us still wondering about a ‘wellness economy’, where GDP is not the driver of all our effort. This may be a good thing for a world fighting climate change.Listen in and then head to "MassClimateAction-dot-org-slash-blog" for the hot links to what we talked about!

Clouds may seem simple but new calculations reveal an unexpected heating contribution. OTOH, we also learn that renewables are a better bet than ever. Listen in and then head to "MassClimateAction-dot-org-slash-blog" for the hot links to what we talked about!

June 19th commemorates the end of slavery. The day gives us an opportunity to think about how systemic racism and the climate fight are intertwined. Listen in and then head to "MassClimateAction-dot-org-slash-blog" for the hot links to what we talked about!

The administration’s talk about ‘left wing anti-fascist terror’ groups is an excuse to limit free speech, especially around police protests but also around climate actions. Listen in and then head to "MassClimateAction-dot-org-slash-blog" for the hot links to what we talked about!

A deepening understanding of the connection of racism to the causes of climate change is important to our work. Hop Hopkins of the Sierra Club has a good formulation: “You can’t have climate change without sacrifice zones, and you can’t have sacrifice zones without disposable people, and you can't have disposable people without racism. “ We explore.

We review the emerging national consensus on climate action.

The sad events in Minneapolis and cities across our nation call for a discussion of how systemic racism and climate change issues interact. The time has come for racial injustice to be seen as a climate issue. Listen in and then head to "MassClimateAction-dot-org-slash-blog" for the hot links to what we talked about.

A four-day workweek might have sounded outlandish in January 2020, but by June it is a legitimate topic to consider. A shorter week could have climate and pandemic benefits, as well as allowing the chance to be a little more human. Listen in as we kick around another big idea and then head to "MassClimateAction-dot-org-slash-blog" for the hot links to what we talked about!

Many renewable energy technologies make use of uncommon elements, such as the lithium in your cell phone battery or the neodymium in your EV. Climate Hawks should ask questions about how those materials are mined and purified. The time is now to think about just and sustainable methods to fuel the renewable energy revolution. Listen in and then head to "MassClimateAction-dot-org-slash-blog" for the hot links to what we talked about!

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