This week, meet Boston University environmental scientist Nathan Phillips, whose recent hunger strike against the construction of a compressor station illustrates the conflict many scientists are struggling with between being neutral observers and activists. At the polls, New Hampshire primary voters kept climate near the top of their concerns while selecting their preferred candidates for the Democratic nomination. The first-in-the-nation primary was in a state where the impacts of climate change have already begun, from tidal surges to a plunging moose population.
Plus, don’t miss ICN’s debut edition of the Inside Clean Energy newsletter. Dan Gearino talks to energy experts about staying positive in a world full of negative climate change news, and takes a closer look at the net-zero emissions pledges from BP and Dominion.