The clip is old, but the good stuff just needs to be kept in the news cycle.
Maybe this is why he sticks to golf. Like over $138 MILLION in costs associated with at least 128 trips to play golf.
The people at that website are doing the Lord’s work.
Stay safe out there.
On to the links…
Local Opposition to Alaska’s Pebble Mine Grows as the Project Reaches the Next Milestone—The Pebble Mine project needs to die. The only people who are in favor are rich people…oh wait, I just realized why it will never die. Rich people get what they want at the expense of everyone else. Always have and always will.
To Save Cities, We May Need To Ditch The Car—If coronavirus has taught us anything it has been that commuter culture is just insane. Now that we have spent the better part of four months not driving everywhere for everything it may make people realize that livability does not equal free parking and wide boulevards.
Environmentalism’s Radical Next Generation—Every generation thinks that the one that follows is more radical. The old guard of the Sierra Club looked on in horror as its relatively gentle approach was replaced by David Brower’s confrontational approach. That generation could not understand the approach of organizations like Greenpeace. It is the nature of things.
Residents to Get New Decision-Making Powers in England Cycling ‘Revolution’—The humble bicycle answers so many questions.
Target Joins Walmart in Staying Closed for Thanksgiving this Year—I recognize that this probably has something to do with coronavirus, but can we all just take a moment to breathe a sigh of relief. Maybe our lives are not just about how much we can consume. Maybe we can be about something a little less vacuous.
Twenty Questions that Will Make you Rethink Trade—I can think of one question to rule them all: Do we really need any of this shit?
EPA Watchdog to Investigate Trump’s Tailpipe Emissions Rollback—Here is what they are going to find: corruption.
Revealed: New Evidence Links Brazil Meat Giant JBS to Amazon Deforestation—This is why moving away from animal food products is so important. The system is broken and the players are corrupt. There is no reform. There can only be replacement.
Investors Drop Brazil Meat Giant JBS—The first step.
A Danish Energy Giant Has Switched to Wind Farms. Its Stock Is Blowing Higher.—The future is blowing in the wind.
Offshore Wind Power Now so Cheap it Could Pay Money Back to Consumers—The term is negative subsidy and it is real. These are wind farms paying money back to the government. It is almost the dream of electricity too cheap to meter.
What Do a Durango Coal Mine and the Border Wall Have in Common?—If you picked Trump and corruption, victory! It takes a special kind of Trumplican to want to invest in a coal mine in this political and environmental climate.
‘E-Highways’ Could Slash UK Road Freight Emissions—Think about this as a system where trunk lines—heavily trafficked roads for freight—have overhead cables for electric propulsion. The local deliveries could be handled by traditional ICE vehicles or electrified last mile solutions.
The SolarEdge Smart EV Charger Makes It Easy To Drive On Sunshine—I absolutely want one of these when we purchase our next electric vehicle. My house is already “net positive” when it comes to solar production versus electricity consumption, but if I could match solar production to EV charging I could reduce the amount of electricity I pull from the grid.
The Big Rebuild: One-Week Zero-Carbon Home Makeovers and Setting New Comfort Levels—It seems so simple sometimes that it makes me wonder what is getting in the way. Then I remember we are talking about human beings who will act in bizarre ways.
Conservationists Cap 30-year Preservation Effort with Protection of Banded Peak Ranch in Southern Colorado—It is not all bad news out there.
This Is the “Most Economically Important” Fern on Earth—Cover the Earth in green. It can be little ferns. It can be grasslands. It can be trees. Just get more green out there.
This Country Regrew its Lost Forest. Can the World Learn From It?—We can learn, but we probably will choose not to learn.
Dying Coral Reefs are Being Saved by Automation—Maybe our robot overlords will not be all evil.
Why Are the Cubs Making It So Hard to Be a Cubs Fan?—The title should actually be “Is the Ricketts Family Only the Second Worst Family in America because the Trumps are Still a Thing?” These people, especially the kids, think that because they have billions of dollars—all from daddy’s bank account—that somehow they are important and likeable. No, you are just rich douche bags.
The Surprising Reasons Why People Ignore the Facts About Climate Change—When I read articles like this I feel like Kristoff from Frozen. Reindeer are better than people…