Episode 738

FM #738 - Ted McIntyre - Making Sense of Climate - 02/17/22

Published on: 24th February, 2022

This session of the radio show shares my conversation with Ted McIntyre, Franklin resident and climate activist. We recorded this via the Zoom conference bridge Feb 17, 2022.  

This is part 3 of a series on Marking Sense of Climate. In this session we point you to a couple of recent Climate Minute podcasts for related info. We then cover three recent news articles and discuss how they can affect the MA roadmap to a net zero 2050.

If you have climate questions or Franklin specific climate questions, send them in and we’ll try to answer them in a future session 

The recording runs about 38 minutes, so let’s listen to my conversation with Ted McIntyre


Three links that are our talking points for this episode

  1. https://www.bostonglobe.com/2022/02/16/science/heres-what-rising-sea-levels-mean-boston/
  2. https://www.bostonglobe.com/2022/02/15/science/massachusetts-surpassed-its-2020-emissions-goals-theres-big-asterisk/
  3. https://www.bostonglobe.com/2022/02/11/science/state-policymakers-candidates-advocates-decry-controversial-energy-grid-vote/

Climate Minute links

If you have a question to raise, you can use this form -> https://www.franklinmatters.org/2020/02/ask-franklin-matters-you-ask-question.html

Original Climate link

The 13 point article we talk to -> From WBUR -> “What you need to know about the new MASS Climate law” https://www.wbur.org/news/2021/03/26/new-mass-climate-law-faq

Mass Climate Action Network -> https://www.massclimateaction.org/recs 

Prior Episodes

Link to Episode 1 on Making Sense of Climate -> 


Link to Episode 2 on Making Sense of Climate -> 



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