Blog Archive — April 2012

Tilting for Windmills

An environmental lawyer goes on a cross-country quest seeking the substance behind the symbols heralding America's clean energy future. 

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Boston book launch!

Tuesday’s Harvest the Wind launch party at the Conservation Law Foundation in downtown Boston was a delight! 

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Wind beyond New England

The Cape Cod Times seems relieved that Harvest the Wind looks largely beyond the contentious Cape Wind debate, to parts of the country where wind farms are thriving.

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Earth Day 2012 Q&A

On Earth Day 2012, my publisher Beacon Press asked me to to answer the question: "What is today's most pressing environmental issue?"  "How long?" I asked.  "One to two paragraphs," I was told.

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Visualizing the Wind

Who says the wind is invisible?  A Cambridge-based team of visualization pioneers has come up with a way for us to "see" where the wind is blowing, and how fast.

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Creating a New Taxi

On April 2, the New York Times published my letter to the editor lamenting New York City's narrow focus in selecting the "Checker" of the future.

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Welcome to my Harvest the Wind Blog!

As my daughters (age 20 and 17) would tell you, I am a social media Luddite.  I've shunned Facebook, I only started Tweeting a few days ago, and I still don't have a smart phone. But the dynamic nature of my book topic, wind power, has convinced me to break with tradition.

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