climate politics

US Climate Politics History Lesson — CleanTech Talk with Nathaniel Rich

In this episode of our CleanTech Talk podcast interview series, Zach Shahan sits down with Nathaniel Rich, novelist, essayist, and writer at large for the New York Times Magazine. Together, they discuss Nathaniel’s new book, Losing Earth: A Recent History, detailing the history of public climate change understanding and the larger, unaddressed issues and moral questions arising from the climate crisis.

‘Keep ’em Barefoot and Ignorant’: House Republicans on Public Access to Climate Data, Science

The Republican-led House has shot down a NOAA request to establish an online climate database, as well as Pres. Obama’s proposal that NOAA establish a National Climate Service that would provide a centralized, user-friendly information resource for private and public sector decision makers better understand and incorporate climate data and information in their strategies and planning.