Blog Archive — August 2018

Ignoring Global Warming at Our Peril

When nuclear plants in Europe cease operating because overheated river water can no longer cool them down, you know we're engaging in climate brinkmanship. In a letter in today's New York Times, I call for long-overdue bipartisanship in owning our climate crisis. Our president's energy policies defy both science and humanity.

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Social Conservatism & Energy Enlightenment on the Kansas Prairie

Earlier this summer I revisited Cloud County, the staunchly conservative farming and ranching community in Kansas where, nine years ago, I began exploring windpower's American ascent for my book, Harvest the Wind. On my return visit in June, I was searching for a few strands of hope that might help us span the political chasm separating red and blue America today. Two articles emerged from this journey.

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