Republican Rep. Liz Cheney (Wyo.) on Wednesday blasted House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.), claiming that he is working to undermine an investigation into the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol “at every opportunity.” “There must be an investigation that is nonpartisan, that is sober, that is serious, that gets to the facts, wherever they may lead,” Cheney told reporters outside the Capitol. “And at every opportunity, the minority leader has attempted to prevent the American people from understanding what happened to block this investigation.”
In the wake of the arrest of Trump ally Thomas Barrack, here’s a reminder of some of the people surrounding Trump who were accused of, convicted of, or pleaded guilty to crimes.
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From clearing land for pasture to building dams, humans have long changed the face of the Earth. We are tool users and problem solvers by nature. But what happens when solving one problem — the need for cheap energy, for example — creates another? Pumping carbon into the skies has led to climate chaos; should we now apply more technology to try to get out of the mess we created? Stopping the burning of fossil fuels is imperative if we are to prevent the worst effects of climate change, but it may not be enough. One proposed emergency solution is geoengineering — man-made ways to cool the planet.
Physicist, ecologist, and activist Vandana Shiva argues that geoengineering is the ultimate hubris, without democratic control. “Geoengineering is an experiment, not a solution.” But when our house is burning down, does it really make sense to take some options for stopping the conflagration off the table? What if lower-tech solutions like regenerative agriculture aren’t enough?
Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson recently became ‘astronauts’ who flew to ‘space,’ according to the media and themselves. But did they actually reach space? And what exactly qualifies as an astronaut? The Resident breaks it down.
“History is made by those that turn up…If you want to affect action on climate, you have to get in there and do something about it.”
In this Rhodes Climate Leadership interview, Brian O’Callaghan (New South Wales & St John’s 2019) speaks to fellow Rhodes Scholar Malcolm Turnbull (New South Wales & Brasenose 1978) about the terrifying impacts of climate denial, the real cost of renewable energy and what it takes to be an effective climate leader.
Malcolm Turnbull was the 29th Prime Minister of Australia. Prior to entering politics he enjoyed successful careers as a lawyer, investment banker and journalist. Malcolm has a deep interest in energy issues and renewable energy. He recognised the urgent need for large scale storage to make intermittent renewables reliable and started the construction of the Snowy Hydro 2.0 pumped hydro scheme, which will be the largest in the Southern Hemisphere. He also identified the opportunity for similar pumped storage systems in Tasmania.
Brian O’Callaghan is Lead Researcher and Project Manager of the Oxford University Economic Recovery Project. He is an Australian Rhodes Scholar, studying for a DPhil in Environmental Economics, Consultant to the Robertson Foundation, and advisor to global leaders on the topics of economic policy and clean technologies.
Introductions by Brian O’Callaghan 00:00 – 02:22
The Impact of Climate Denial 02:00 – 12:54
Renewable Energy and Snowy Hydro 2.0 13:54 – 15:37
Looking Back at Malcolm’s Career 15:47 – 20:00
Climate Leadership 20:07 – 23:01
The views or opinions expressed by participants in interviews do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the Rhodes Trust.
“The only credential that is needed right now, is to be alive on this planet in this moment. If that’s you, we need you…When we have the biggest and strongest team possible, we will win. But we’ve got to build the biggest and strongest team possible.”
Grace Henry (New South Wales & Keble 2020) and Claire Wang (Utah & Linacre 2019) interview Dr. Katharine Wilkinson (Tennessee & Trinity 2006), an author, strategist, and teacher working to heal the planet. Katharine’s books on climate include the bestselling anthology ‘All We Can Save’ (2020), ‘The Drawdown Review’ (2020), the New York Times bestseller ‘Drawdown’ (2017), and ‘Between God & Green’ (2012).
Dr. Wilkinson co-founded and leads The All We Can Save Project with Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, in support of women leading on climate. She also co-hosts the podcast A Matter of Degrees, telling stories for the climate curious with Dr. Leah Stokes.
In the interview, Claire, Grace and Katharine talk about how we tell the story of the climate problem (and climate solution), how to manage climate anxiety, and the importance of intersectionality in climate conversations.
Welcome to Transition Studies. To prosper for very much longer on the changing Earth humankind will need to move beyond its current fossil-fueled civilization toward one that is sustained on recycled materials and renewable energy. This is not a trivial shift. It will require a major transition in all aspects of our lives.
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