This session of the radio show shares my conversation with Ted McIntyre, Franklin resident and climate activist. We recorded this via the Zoom conference bridge Tuesday, Sep 27, 2022.
This discussion continues our journey understanding the MA roadmap toward net zero and while it helps me “make sense of climate”, we hope it helps with your understanding as well.
Topics covered this time
Electric rate increases
DPU process, Inequity around New England, ISO New England
Municipal aggregation for Franklin shields us
Machin and side deal
FERC role mentioned for aiding in interstate transmission role
Ezra Klien podcast with Jesse Kenkins
Scope of work required
Heat pump explanation
Affordable housing, zoning for residential & commercial neighborhoods
If you have climate questions or Franklin specific climate questions, send them in and we’ll try to answer them in a future session.
The conversation runs about 48 minutes. Let’s listen to my conversation with Ted
Jesse Jenkins https://netzeroamerica.princeton.edu/ and https://repeatproject.org/
There is a great section on heat pumps as well as an explanation on the side effect of reducing premature deaths due to improved air quality
Other climate podcast referral -> https://www.volts.wtf/p/welcome-to-volts
See the page that collects the “Making Sense of Climate” episodes -> https://www.franklinmatters.org/2022/02/making-sense-of-climate-collection.html
We are now producing this in collaboration with Franklin.TV and Franklin Public Radio (wfpr.fm) or 102.9 on the Franklin area radio dial.
This podcast is my public service effort for Franklin but we can't do it alone. We can always use your help.
How can you help?
- If you can use the information that you find here, please tell your friends and neighbors
- If you don't like something here, please let me know
Through this feedback loop we can continue to make improvements. I thank you for listening.
For additional information, please visit Franklinmatters.org/ or www.franklin.news/
If you have questions or comments you can reach me directly at shersteve @ gmail dot com
The music for the intro and exit was provided by Michael Clark and the group "East of Shirley". The piece is titled "Ernesto, manana" c. Michael Clark & Tintype Tunes, 2008 and used with their permission.
I hope you enjoy!
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