Critical List: Crowdsourcing carbon solutions; New Yorkers regret drilling leases
The Maldives are going to crowdsource their carbon-cutting plan. (They’re asking international experts, not just letting any citizen drive policy. Not sure how that would work in the Maldives, but in the U.S. you’d get a lot of “shine lamps on solar panels for infinite energy!”)
Should the new poster child for global warming be the city mayor who has to deal with unexpected weather extremes?
Usually you hear about buyer's remorse, but New Yorkers are having sellers' remorse about turning over drilling rights to natural gas companies.
Maybe the government should stop trying to "pick winners" and invest in early stage R&D.
Solar cooling means that a winery in Tunisia and a dairy in Morocco have better refrigeration.