Author Archives: Tim Kovach

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When your state doesn’t fund public transportation, you end up with this

Jason Segedy, the remarkably progressive Director of the Akron Metropolitan Area Transportation Study (AMATS), the metropolitan planning organization (MPO) for the Akron area, has the full text of an interview he did… Read more »

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Conservative Ohio group uses push poll to attack clean energy, fails miserably

Over at Columbus Business First, energy reporter Tom Knox posted a piece yesterday afternoon titled “Business group poll says Ohio voters want energy efficiency mandates changed.” According to the post, a… Read more »

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Will climate change disasters really lead to more conflict? Maybe.

The US military has devoted a considerable amount of attention to climate change, which makes sense given the various risks it poses to military operations. These risks include potential increased… Read more »

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Why peace & international engagement may threaten Burma’s fragile ecosystems

This article is cross-posted from New Security Beat. Political and economic changes in Burma have been as rapid as they are surprising. In just three years, the country has gone… Read more »

Senator Bill Seitz

Ohio lawmaker compares clean energy to the Bataan death march

When the Ohio GOP leadership introduced SB 310 last month, they intentionally tried to sideline Senator Bill Seitz (R-Cincinnati) from the process. We know that Sen. Seitz has a tendency… Read more »