FM #1067 = This is the Franklin Matters radio show, number 1067 in the series.
This session of the radio show shares my conversation with Ted McIntyre, Franklin resident and climate activist via the Zoom conference bridge Tuesday, September 19, 2023.
In this episode we are joined by our MA State Representative Jeffrey Roy,. Jeff provides insights from
his trip to Ireland
his visit to the offshore wind turbine construction underway
his efforts with legislation underway
Along the way we find out about the Northern Ireland Parliament not having met in 3 years and the origin of Robert's Rules of Order in New Bedford.
Links to the articles we talk of are collected below.
This discussion continues our journey understanding the MA roadmap toward net zero and while it helps me “make sense of climate”, we hope it helps with your understanding as well.
If you have climate questions or Franklin specific climate questions, send them in and we’ll try to answer them in a future session.
The conversation runs about 55 minutes. Let’s listen to my conversation with Ted and Jeff as we help ‘make sense of climate.’ Audio file -> https://franklin-ma-matters.captivate.fm/episode/fm-1067-making-sense-of-climate-32-09-19-23
Links to articles referenced:
Drone footage of turbine leaving New Bedford harbor https://youtu.be/4locoph2dMg
CommonWealth Magazine article on wind power quoting Jeff https://commonwealthmagazine.org/energy/governors-including-healey-raise-concerns-about-offshore-wind-pricing/
New Bedford - Robert’s Rules of Order -> https://www.franklinmatters.org/2018/12/new-bedford-leads-in-value-of-fish.html
Solar power technical potential map from State of MA https://www.mass.gov/info-details/technical-potential-of-solar-study#report-and-storymap-
** See the page that collects all the “Making Sense of Climate” episodes -> https://www.franklinmatters.org/2022/02/making-sense-of-climate-collection.html
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