Revkin puts global warming in AARP Magazine
Andy Revkin has a couple of new pieces on global warming in, of all places, AARP Magazine. Yup, he’s bringing the word to men and women of a certain age.
Andy told me he went through several back-and-forths, over the course of many months, and I believe it — AARP’s known for having conservative (in the political sense) leadership and conservative (in the vernacular sense) membership. Climate change is a delicate subject in those environs.
But I think the main piece came out all the stronger for being studiously apolitical. It frames climate change not as a partisan issue but as a matter of legacy, something no doubt on the minds of AARP members. Anyway, it’s a lucid introduction to the subject, worth reading even if you know the stuff pretty well. There’s also a great narrated slideshow.
Maybe this is the article you’ve been waiting for — the one you can forward to gram and gramps.