Why do things look grim for liberal democracy these days? How can our traditional democratic values fight back? Can we get together on any unimpeachable authority?
Tag Archives: climate change
Manifesto for the Next Four Years
Published July 28, 2020 in Warp& Woof Manifesto for the Next Four Years We Know What Needs to be Done William Sundwick Joe Biden can get there, with help from Congress. But it will take more than a historic landslide on November 3. It will take clear-eyed commitment from the AmericanContinue reading “Manifesto for the Next Four Years”
2020 Campaign Notes
Published May 17, 2019 in Warp & Woof 2020 Campaign Notes Warp & Woof Has Opinions William Sundwick Twenty-two candidatesand counting*. That’s where we stand with Democratic presidential contenders for 2020. The first Democratic debate will occur late next month, and the bar for inclusion on the debate floor is low: either a 1% showingContinue reading “2020 Campaign Notes”
Green New Deal
Published April 19, 2019 in Warp & Woof Green New Deal Where Did it Come From? Where Is it Going? William Sundwick The Green New Deal was not invented by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Although it was introduced by her and Sen. Ed Markey as a pair of resolutions in the 116thContinue reading “Green New Deal”
Of Walls and Drowning
Published February 28, 2019 in Warp & Woof Of Walls and Drowning Geopolitics of Climate Change in the 21st Century William Sundwick The term “geopolitics” was first used in the 19th century to refer to the influence of geography on political actions of nations. When U.S. Navy Captain Alfred T. Mahan published his seminal work,Continue reading “Of Walls and Drowning”
Podcast from Sound Cloud
Sea level rise coming in our lifetime! Wonder how long before HGTV cancels “Beachfront Bargains” show? I wouldn’t want to invest in beachfront real estate these days …
Link from Washington Post
Many feel that we need to focus more attention (and resources) on adaptation: it’s already too late to reverse climate change apocalypse.
Link from Think Progress
Financial catastrophe in real estate may be first big impact of climate change in U.S. … says Joe Romm
Link from The Hill
Finally, a break in Trump’s cabinet … Mattis concedes climate change is a national security threat!