Adam Sacks

Adam Sacks has been a climate activist since 2001 and is the former director of the Center for Democracy and the Constitution. For a while he kept a blog, Climate Chronicles.

Climate & Energy

The Climate Solution: Got Cows?

Now that official leadership in Copenhagen has predictably failed us, for no agreement ever on the table was anywhere near close to what we need to salve the savage climate, what do we do? Here, finally, is some good reason …

Climate & Energy

We have met the deniers, and they are us

Photo: Adam D. SacksJames Inhofe.Marc Morano.Richard Lindzen.Bjørn Lomborg.George W. Bush. Names of shame, ignominy, criminals against humanity, against planet Earth itself.  Agents of the lethal delays in our response to escalating, accelerating, catastrophic global warming. Yet, as deniers of climate …

Climate & Energy

Dispassion as the world ends: The absent heart of the great climate affair

Photo: Adam D. SacksIn “The Fallacy of Climate Activism,” I suggest that we as climate activists are not telling the unadulterated truth — which seems to worsen daily — to the public.  This is one critically important reason we’re making …

Climate & Energy

The fallacy of climate activism

In the 20 years since we climate activists began our work in earnest, the state of the climate has become dramatically worse, and the change is accelerating — this despite all of our best efforts. Clearly something is deeply wrong …