January 2, 2012

Why Killing Environmentalism Will Save It

Scientific American, Scientific American

Environmentalism, like politics in general, is depressingly polarized these days. On one side, alarmists like the activist Bill McKibben, climatologist James Hansen and blogger Joe Romm warn that if we don’t cut way back on fossil fuels—now!—civilization may collapse. On the other side, deniers, including most of the current GOP candidates for president, won’t even accept...

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October 17, 2013
Can Cities Solve Climate Change?
David Biello, Scientific American
When Superstorm Sandy roared ashore with a surge of seawater in 2012, Sergej Mahnovski had been on the job directing the New York Mayor's Office of Long Term Planning and Sustainability for one week. . . more ››
October 24, 2013
Clean Energy: Destroyer of the Environment
Danny Huizinga, PolicyMic
Policies that claim to be sustainable don't always live up to their billing. Before supporting clean energy policies that claim to be sustainable, we should look at the facts. Many of these policies actually increase energy... more ››
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October 14, 2013
Is Environmentalism a Religion? Sure, Why Not!
Ken Layne, Gawker
If the grim news about our slow-cooking world has got you down, you might be an environmentalist. Recycling bins, hiking boots, and that reusable grocery bag you got at the farmer's market are other signs that you may have... more ››
October 14, 2013
California's Green Trade War
Editorial, Wall Street Journal
Environmental policies are often economic protectionism in green clothing. A case in point is California's low-carbon fuel standard, whose constitutionality is being challenged in federal court. It's also a case study of the... more ››