Climate change: room for optimism

SALISBURY — Joshua Ginsberg, president of the Cary Institute in Millbrook, gave an overflow audience at Noble Horizons five reasons to be optimistic about climate change on Saturday, Feb. 17.

He immediately tempered his optimism by remarking he could also think of 50 reasons to be depressed.

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He said that despite the United States withdrawing from the 2015 Paris climate agreement, the Paris emissions targets will be met by 2020 anyway.

American energy emissions are dropping and energy efficiency has improved, he added.

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