Desert Year: Why Is It So Hard to Care?

By Skip Laitner Guest blogger, Energy Efficiency Markets Reposted from Real Climate Economics March 21, 2012   Why is it so hard to care about snakes? Or the desert? The climate? And especially the environment more generally? This time the snake was real.  Right there on the side of the road.  Some evenings ago, however, in the waning hours of … [Read more...]

What political party do your electrons support?

By Elisa Wood October 20, 2010 Lucky for Americans, information technology doesn’t appear to be owned by any one political party. If it were, Congress would still be squabbling over whether or not to support the Internet and you’d be reading this on paper rather than online. Not so for energy.  Generally speaking, Republicans tend to be … [Read more...]