Blog Archive — June 2014

Paths Diverge on the EPA's New Carbon Initiative

On Iowa Public Radio's "River to River," I joined a panel this past Thursday assessing the EPA's proposed rule to bring about a 30% drop in power plant carbon emissions by 2030.  The views ranged from enthusiasm about this decisive move to rejection of the very idea that CO2 and other greenhouse gases are pollutants worthy of regulation under the Clean Air Act.  To listen to this debate, moderated by Iowa Public Radio's Ben Kieffer, click here.

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Second Thoughts about Driverless Cars

Are driverless cars really where we should be investing our technology dollars on the eve of climate catastrophe?  In a Letter to the Editor of the Boston Globe, I take issue with columnist Tom Keane's paean to this latest technology innovation.

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