Recently, Dr. Katharine Hayhoe, Christian climate scientist, participated in an engaging interview with Jimmy Kimmel to spread the word that we need to talk about climate change. Locally, during All in on Climate Action Week, #KatharineHayhoe spoke in a sponsored event by #VillageBooks in Bellingham, WA. Her message of hope as a climate scientist is one we all need…
The days of the internal combustion engine are numbered. General Motors announced that it would phase out petroleum-powered cars and trucks, selling only vehicles that have zero tailpipe emissions by 2035.
The announcement is likely to put pressure on automakers around the world to make similar commitments. It could also embolden President Biden and other elected officials to push for even more aggressive policies to fight climate change.
Leaders could point to G.M.’s decision as evidence that even big businesses have decided that it is time for the world to begin to transition away from fossil fuels that have powered the global economy for more than a century.
What do you think about G.M.’s new mission?