Numlock Sunday: Emily Atkin on a Very, Very, Very Good Day

By Walt Hickey

Welcome to the Numlock Sunday edition.

This week, I spoke to Emily Atkin, who writes the delightful HEATED newsletter about the climate and the companies who destroy it.

Two weeks ago saw a fascinating day when three colossal oil majors suffered genuine, bona fide, measurable losses either among shareholders or at the courts. It was a remarkable day, and I wanted to talk to Emily — who had a great post that week called “A good day for life on Earth” — to get her read on some unambiguously pleasant climate news.

Emily can be found at her newsletter, HEATED, and on Twitter.

This interview has been condensed and edited. 

Two weeks ago, we saw a Wednesday that felt really, really, really significant as it was happening. You had this really wonderful post about it restructuring some of the conversation about it to be, "It's a great day for the climate, it's not just a bad day for the oil companies." Do you just want to get into, real quick, what went d…

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