David Roberts of Vox is on a tear. His lengthy, data-filled pieces on climate change and energy provide nuance and context, and paint clear pictures of complicated issues. Here are four of his recent articles. They’re all must-reads:
This graphic explains why 2 degrees of global warming will be way worse than 1.5
Your terrifying climate graphic of the day.
Friendly policies keep US oil and coal afloat far more than we thought
Most energy subsidies go not to renewables but to producing more of the dirty stuff.
The 5 most important questions about carbon taxes, answered
A carbon tax can lower emissions, but it needs to be pretty damn high.
Solar and wind are coming. And the power sector isn’t ready.
The rise in renewable energy will scramble the decision making of grid managers.