MMT could be used to pay for the Green New Deal

guest post by Joel O’Bryan PhD NPR news is running this story on Green New Deal financing by writer Scott Horsley: When Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez rolled out her “Green New Deal,” calling for clean energy, universal health care and guaranteed jobs, one of the first questions she got was: How do you plan to pay…

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Tesla Pickup Truck More Popular Than Ford F-150!

Guest “you couldn’t make this sort of schist up if you tried” by David Middleton Tesla’s ‘Cyberpunk’ Truck Is Already America’s New Favorite Pickup: Study By Sissi Cao • 07/03/19 Elon Musk has made no secret of his intention to someday build an electric pickup truck. The Tesla CEO has been teasing the idea for…

Elephants: The Solution to Climate Change!

Guest “you couldn’t make this sort of schist up if you tried” by David Middleton From the American Association of Science of America [1]… Hungry elephants fight climate change one mouthful at a timeBy Eva Frederick Jul. 15, 2019 […] As African forest elephants (Loxodonta cyclotis, above) graze, they munch trees and plants with stems…

A beach at Funafuti atoll, Tuvalu, on a sunny day. Author Stefan Lins, source Wikimedia

Study: Pacific Islands Will Survive Climate Change

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Who could have imagined that islands which survived rapid sea level rise at the end of the last ice age have no problem coping with changes in sea level? Media ReleaseFrom: University of Auckland Pacific atolls can adapt to rising seas and extreme storms – new studyLow-lying Pacific islands in atoll…

CNN Fake News: Republican Feud Over Climate “Crisis”

Guest FAKE NEWS ALERT by David Middleton It’s Lindsey Graham vs. Donald Trump on climate crisisLauren DezenskiBy Lauren Dezenski, CNNUpdated 5:18 AM ET, Sun July 14, 2019 Washington (CNN) Sen. Lindsey Graham is sounding an alarm on climate change — and hoping to make it loud enough for President Donald Trump to hear. “I would…