NASA's Dr. Kate Marvel: "Climate justice and racial justice are the same thing, and we'll never head off climate catastrophe without dismantling white supremacy." Marvel is an Associate Research Scientist at NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) in New York City.
NASA's climate scientists going into full political mode.
Todd Myers: The word “science” has been hollowed out by politicians, who have stripped it of its substance and power and replaced them with emotional pabulum. These politicians discard the scientific method and deploy the term merely as a weapon against their opponents.
When...politicians refer to “the science,” they rarely point to actual science. It is a bluff designed to imply that their chosen policy is based on more than guesswork and politics. In his 2015 book, “Government That Works,” John Bernard...approvingly quotes a physician-politician who observes that “the lack of measures in government allows political leaders to play a blame game with no way to verify whose rhetoric is accurate.” ...
The history of the past seven years indicates that Mr. Inslee uses the word “science” mostly to construct a rhetorical Potemkin village: a facade that conceals the lack of substance behind his decisions while giving the public something nice to look at...Numbers speak for themselves. When the numbers tell the wrong story, politicians retreat into narratives that they pretend are science.
NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab climate scientist Peter Kalmus: "Here's why race justice and climate justice are one & the same: The oppressive extractive plutocracies that colonize and kill black bodies and colonize and kill our planet are one and the same."
Jeff Gibbs defends 'Planet of the Humans' from climate activist attacks: "Solar, wind, and electric technologies are not something separate from a giant fossil-fuel based industrial civilization; they are one and the same."
"It’s the slave labor in a far away land that lets us all feel so warm and cozy and 'green.'”
" Any movement or organization that does not invite self-reflection and instead tries to choke it to death — like the eco-industrial complex is attempting to do to us — is doomed."
"All they really have to say in their defense — their key attack against our well-researched examination of their failures to save this planet — is that our film has 'old data' in it! That, simply, is a lie."