Denying science got us into this mismanaged pandemic which has cost hundreds of thousands of lives. It also gave us four extra and untimely years of rampant greenhouse gas emissions. Progressives are right to call for trust in science and action based on evidence.

This means that we should take…


Joe Biden won the Presidency with a massive climate action mandate. His early executive actions and international posture have signaled a desire to act seriously on the issue. Both supporters and opponents have been jockeying and speculating about policies they wish he would or wouldn’t enact. …


What does voter turnout look like in this election?

You care about climate change. Tomorrow is Election Day. Maybe you haven’t voted yet. Maybe you aren’t even sure if you’ll vote.

Well, this election seems like a good time to commit to voting reliably — hundreds of thousands of people…


Election Day is next week, and voting is already underway in most places. As we reach the end of our first phase of Picturing Policy, in which we’ve focused on the currently-timely Biden clean energy plan and what it would look like for people’s lives, we thought we’d sum it…


Are you in need of a job? The Biden clean energy plan will create a lot of opportunities.

With millions of people out of work, now seems like a good time to create millions of jobs. But clean energy jobs won’t only benefit people who lost jobs because of the…


The main idea Biden’s climate plan brings for farmers is “new income streams.” That means helping farmers diversify their sources of income and make both their income and crops more resilient in the face of changing economies and a changing climate.

The Biden plan proposes several major initiatives: one is…


How would Biden’s clean energy plan affect fossil fuel workers?

A common talking point against climate action is that it would reduce fossil fuel jobs — which of course is true. …


The western US has been choked with smoke from massive forest fires this month. These intense fires are more likely because of climate change. That will remain true for decades even if we swiftly eliminate emissions — it will take time for climate systems to go back to normal.

But…


Low-income neighborhoods and communities of color have suffered disproportionately from pollution for decades. What would the Biden clean energy plan look like for those communities?

Right now, dirty power plants and polluting factories have been placed in and near low-income, often majority nonwhite, neighborhoods and towns — away from richer…


Biden has proposed a large public procurement of clean vehicles. What would that look like, for climate solutions and for your life?

In Joe Biden’s clean energy plan, he suggests a project in which the federal government would not only purchase clean vehicles for its own fleets, including the postal…

Solomon Goldstein-Rose

Climate Change activist since age 11. Author of The 100% Solution: A Plan for Solving Climate Change. SolomonGR.com. Former youngest MA legislator. He/him.

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