What if we approached climate change like nicotine addiction?

Steven Suranovic, an economist from George Washington University, published an interesting article in this month’s edition of Global Environmental Change. The piece examines our current addiction to fossil fuels from a behavioral economics perspective,… Read more »

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Bill Seitz has sure changed his tune on Ohio’s Advanced Energy Portfolio Standard

On May 1, 2008, then-Governor Ted Strickland signed Substitute Senate Bill 221 (SB 221), making Ohio one of 29 states (plus DC) in the country to establish energy efficiency resource standards… Read more »

Reshaping America’s climate and food aid policies to tackle instability

UPDATE (4/3/13 at 1:08pm): The New York Times ran a piece this morning reporting that the Obama administration has proposed changing the US food aid system to purchase crops from local… Read more »