We Need More than Campaign Slogans
Posted on September 16, 2019
As the climate crisis heats up, Democratic presidential candidates are proposing bold timelines for ridding our nation of fossil fuels. Two much-touted means of getting there are wind and solar energy, but a sober look reveals a long road ahead in adopting these zero-emission technologies. It's time to get serious about investing in these and other technologies that can move us toward a net-zero carbon future, I argue in this article, published by WBUR's Cognoscenti - part of Covering Climate Now, a week-long global initiative of over 250 news outlets leading up to the UN Climate Change Summit next Monday in New York.