The Climate Hawks are Circling!


Photo By: Parksy1964

There’s a new bird of prey in town.

Finally, there’s some climate related news to get excited about. Grist’s David Roberts, delivered a couple of posts this week which asked, and attempted to answer, the question, “What should we call people who care about climate change and clean energy?”  The first post, published on Oct. 18, struck a nerve receiving over 200 responses in just a few days.  Roberts sifted through his reader’s responses and followed up two days later with, “Introducing ‘climate hawks.” This post delivered a rallying point for those who are fed up with the current direction of environmental policy.  Along with presenting the new nomenclature, Roberts explained the rough guidelines which he used in making the choice:

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