Monthly Archives: September 2009
Leaders offer little of substance at the latest climate change gathering in New York “The slow progress of cap-and-trade through Congress has foreign partners running out of patience with the excuse that the health-care bill must come first, or that … Continue reading
I’m moderating a climate-change debate on Economist.com: should greener use of fossil fuels be part of our strategy, or should we aim hard and fast for renewables? The debaters are Gerd Leipold of Greenpeace and Amy Jaffe of Rice, with … Continue reading
I appeared on Brian Lehrer’s WNYC show to talk about Barack Obama’s speech to the UN. Fast forward to the 29:00 mark or so for our discussion.
A little more light is shone on the oil markets â€œBASHING ‘speculators’ is a popular pastime for American politicians trying to explain high and volatile oil prices. But whether speculation has really been responsible for spiking prices is a controversial … Continue reading
The other big bill before Congress is is trouble too “COMPARED with the argy-bargy over health-care reform, this summerâ€™s public conversation about controlling carbon emissions has been a model of restraint. In August, a Zogby poll commissioned by the National … Continue reading