FM #709 = This is the Franklin Matters radio show, number 709 in the series.
This session of the radio show shares my conversation with Franklin resident and climate activist Ted McIntyre. We recorded this via the Zoom conference bridge Jan 20, 2022.
We cover the following topics within the realm of climate change
- The 12 points of the MA legislation passes 2021
- Define some key terms (greenhouse gas), net zero, environmental justice, and geo micro-district)
As we did not get to cover all the points of the legislation, stay tuned we’ll schedule at least another session.
The recording runs about 38 minutes, so let’s listen to my conversation with Ted McIntyre. Audio link -> https://franklin-ma-matters.captivate.fm/episode/fm-709-ted-mcintyre-making-sense-of-climate-change-01-20-22
Climate related links
From WBUR -> “What you need to know about the new MASS Climate law” https://www.wbur.org/news/2021/03/26/new-mass-climate-law-faq
Net zero info:
CommonWealth Magazine on the Maine transmission line
Mass Climate Action links:
Electric buildings: https://environmentamerica.org/feature/ame/electric-buildings-2021
Video describing the “Geo micro-district” https://heet.org/2022/01/14/were-on-the-radio/
Geo micro-district feasibility study https://heet.org/energy-shift/geomicrodistrict-feasibility-study/
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