Good News from the Apocalypse Desk

Climate change activist Greta Thunberg attends a news conference during a Fridays for Future protest in Turin, Italy, December 13, 2019. (Massimo Pinca/Reuters)
It pays to listen to climate scientists every now and then, and what they’re telling us isn’t so discouraging.

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE F or years, the loudest voices in the climate-change conversation sounded like overwrought teenaged girls, so it is only natural that the loudest voice in the climate-change conversation eventually should be that of an actual overwrought teenaged girl, Time magazine person of the year Greta Thunberg. Why settle for Paul Krugman when you can have the real thing?

Listen to the science!” they lecture any would-be deviationist, pretending that a question of politics is a question of science. It’s a fun little status game, if that and being scolded by teenaged girls is what floats your personal boat. De gustibus, etc.

But it

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