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Global Warming

Perhaps our reliance on complex systems we do not and cannot ever fully understand, our hyperfocus on economic efficiency at the expense of resilience, and...

Mar 11, 2021 Blog Post

Traffic fell and deaths rose on America's roads during a pandemic-challenged 2020. That should make us think long and hard about what really matters in...

Mar 9, 2021 Blog Post

15 years of zombie dominance at the U.S. box office may reveal a lot about the real threats that keep us up at night.

Mar 5, 2021 Blog Post

The Biden administration's plan to electrify the entire federal vehicle fleet will not only cut U.S. greenhouse gas emissions by itself but can lead the...

Mar 3, 2021 Blog Post

With Biden in office, there will be a strong temptation for climate advocates to fix their attention squarely on the action in Washington, D.C. That...

Feb 12, 2021 Blog Post

Saying goodbye to old technologies and ways of doing things is something we are going to need to practice over and over again in the...

Jan 26, 2021 Blog Post

The biggest U.S. banks are among the largest worldwide funders of projects worsening global warming. Strong regulation and shareholder action can pressure these banks to...

Dec 30, 2020 Blog Post

“Electrifying everything” at the same time that “everything” is getting bigger, heavier, more energy intensive and more wasteful is a recipe for endless technological tail-chasing....

Oct 26, 2020 Blog Post

Bicycling is a reminder that a different world is possible – a world where people move a bit slower but more joyfully; where our neighborhoods...

Sep 10, 2020 Blog Post

As America faces the climate crisis, it is good to know that many of the nation’s leading colleges are taking their responsibility to build a...

Aug 19, 2020 Blog Post

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