More than once, I have stopped to refuel my clean diesel hatchback and had another driver at the pumps shout at me that I'm 'using the diesel pump!!' Yes. Yes I am. And getting unbelievable gas mileage thank you very much.
The institutions of our ruling world have a powerful stake in the mad momentum of climate change -- the energy system that's producing it and the political stasis that sustains and guarantees it -- so powerful as to seem unbreakable. Don't count on them to avert the coming crisis.
When you think of the kinds of people banding together to fight climate change, the men and women who served America in uniform usually aren't the first ones to come to mind. But nothing could be further from the truth.