1. PUBLIC OPINION
Can 'Game of Thrones' get people to talk about climate change?
As fans of "Game of Thrones" well know, winter is coming. But they might not realize some people are using the HBO megahit's catchphrase to spark a conversation about shifting weather patterns brought about by climate change.
A 'believer' takes over conservative carbon tax effort
The first time Catrina Rorke worked on a carbon tax, it got her boss fired. Now, she has another shot. The millennial 30-year-old, with bold-rimmed glasses and a composite political identity, is the first director of energy policy for the R Street Institute, a conservative think tank formed almost three years ago when its founder, Eli Lehrer, broke away from the Heartland Institute over its contravening positions on climate change.