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Worth reading by @juliaioffe about an experience she and @shaneharris had at the #AspenIdeas conference - and it seems @NatashaBertrand also had the same experience.

Some folks still think all of this isn’t real.

It’s real.…
@juliaioffe @shaneharris @NatashaBertrand .@Susan_Hennessey’s joke made me realize what stood out to me about this story.

The driver talked more than she listened. She was in position to gather info silently, but that’s not what she was apparently there for.
She *wanted* them to feel watched.
Having someone surveil you who wants you to know you’re being surveilled was my experience when I was in the USSR in 1985.

Our “tour leader” (KGB) brought up to us things we had said in the “privacy” of our hotel rooms. When I explored solo, I was indiscreetly folllowed.

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@ASKusmer @ddimick @onthemedia @InsideNatGeo @DrTempleGrandin @nytimes e.g., the core narrative that CO2-driven warming is a "problem to solve." Given known knowns on social, CO2 fronts, seems far more an emergent risk to work on in a sustained way. The attached slide puts this in the context of other "War On.." issues. 1/
@ASKusmer @ddimick @onthemedia @InsideNatGeo @DrTempleGrandin @nytimes @wenstephenson @UNFCCC @CFigueres “We’re not going to solve climate change,” said @cfigueres in opening #AspenIdeas chat with @DLeonhardt & former Obama lead negotiator Todd Stern. She stressed #parisagreement set us on a very long journey toward a climate-resilient, post-carbon world. 3/
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