green gentrification, jon christensen in la times

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Jon Christensen in Mackinac Center article: Sunny with a chance of apocalypse

In a January 2018 debate on climate change, Dr. Jon Christensen, an adjunct professor at UCLA’s Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, made a comment that typifies the green push to shift from fossil fuels to renewable sources. Christensen explained (at about the 3:35 mark) that he likes to think about the climate issue as “sunny with a chance of apocalypse.” That mindset — sure, everything looks good now, but just you wait — has gained widespread currency and is now affecting the supply and price of electricity throughout the country.