Is Michael Shellenberger making headway in California's capital of climate nonsense?
Journal readers know Michael Shellenberger for his long, grueling campaign to persuade fellow environmentalists to be reasonable. Now running as an independent for governor of California, he seems to be making some headway even in the country’s capital of climate nonsense. California is in chaos. Gavin Newsom and our politicians are failing us.
Who is Michael Shellenberger?
Michael has been called a “environmental guru,” “climate guru,” “North America’s leading public intellectual on clean energy,” and “high priest” of the environmental humanist movement for his writings and TED talks, which have been viewed over five million times. Shellenberger has been a climate and environmental activist for over 30 years.
Did Michael Shellenberger apologise for the climate scare?
Michael Shellenberger wrote an op-ed in News Corp’s the Australian newspaper saying: ‘On behalf of environmentalists everywhere, I would like to formally apologise for the climate scare we created over the past 30 years.’ Photograph: NurPhoto/Getty Images
What did John Shellenberger do after graduation?
After graduation, Shellenberger moved to San Francisco to work with Global Exchange, where he founded a number of public relations firms, including "Communication Works," "Lumina Strategies" and "American Environics" with future collaborator Ted Nordhaus.