For your Friday time-wasting pleasure, here are a few of my recent media hits -- a couple on the Chris Hayes show and a couple of podcasts. If you like…
Volts podcast: the good news about clean energy, with Kingsmill BondRenewable energy, batteries, and electrolysis for clean hydrogen are all on powerful learning curves, getting cheaper at eye-popping rates & making cli…
A rant about economist punditsAn idle Friday essay about some of the way economists have botched climate change and what they might learn from it. 
Discussion thread: the battle over Biden's agenda reaches its end gameSo far, progressives in the House are holding firm, refusing to vote for the infrastructure bill until there's a reconciliation bill to go with it. Who…
Volts podcast: all about methane, with Sarah Smith of the Clean Air Task ForceMethane is in the news these days. Scientists say rapidly reducing methane pollution is the only way to reach climate goals; there's a new global treat…
Taking an Uber or Lyft just makes everything worseAccording to a new study, taking an Uber or Lyft adds more in external social & environmental costs (noise, congestion, emissions) than driving a priva…
Illinois' brilliant new climate, jobs, and justice billThe first state in the Midwest to commit to a net-zero-carbon economy has also passed a bill with historic labor, diversity, and equity standards. It's…
Volts podcast: 20 years of solar advocacy, with Adam Browning of Vote SolarStepping down after 20 years at the helm of one of the scrappiest and most successful solar advocacy organizations in the country, Adam Browning shares…
A close look at the clean-energy legislation offered by House DemocratsHouse Democrats have released drafts of the energy policies to be included in the upcoming reconciliation bill, from the Clean Electricity Payment Prog…
Volts (guest) podcast: an episode of Know Your Enemy on living with climate changeAn organizer and a storyteller ponder how to live at the end of the world.
Cleaned-up, readable transcripts of my recent podcasts on federal clean-electricity policy, residential electrification, fossil-fuel supply issues, and…
Discussion thread: finding meaning and resilience on a warming planetIt’s been a rough week. It's going to be a rough decade. How can the left create the institutions & practices it needs to weather the coming storm?