Utilities Pay Up

Utilities Pay Up

How ending tax dodging by America’s electric utilities can help fund a job-creating, clean energy transition.

Out of the Frying Pan, Into the Fire

Out of the Frying Pan, Into the Fire

The World Bank is phasing out of coal and ramping up support for “fracked” natural gas, even though research suggests that climate impacts of fracking may be even worse than coal.

The Answer Is Blowing in the Wind

The Answer Is Blowing in the Wind

Do we all have to drown in rising seas or broil in epic droughts before we decide it’s time to switch to renewable energy?

Big Meetings

Big Meetings

I’d much rather that representatives of the world’s nations gather on a regular basis to bore themselves to death in a conference rather than beat themselves to death in a war. Make resolutions, not war is the bumper sticker of the future.

The Human Face of the Nuclear Arms Race

The Human Face of the Nuclear Arms Race

The pernicious quest for nuclear arms all in the name of a “greater good” – has tens of thousands of human faces, who paid a bitter price, which we should not forget.

Is China Heading for Collapse?

Is China Heading for Collapse?

Predictions of economic decline and regime change in China have become increasingly popular. Hard times ahead? Almost certainly. Regime change? Not so likely.