RICK BARNETT – Any time you see a cheery climate story, itâ€™s about a subset of the subject-of-storyâ€™s emissions. When a city does this, the headline always associates the cheery news with the cityâ€™s name, rather than noting that itâ€™s only about a portion of city operations, which represent a miniscule percentage of emissions from the entire city. The key to a claim about â€œpeakedâ€ emissions is picking the correct subset of emission sources from total emissions.
This month’s letters to the Editor: 1) Vote With Your Dollars Against Chevron ; 2) Mountaintop Removal Protest Prompts Bail Money Request; 3) ACES Bill Too Watered Down to Support; and 4) Voice of the People? Not.