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Mitt Romney's Energy Doublespeak

Mitt Romney's rallying cry for "clean coal" rings hollow when viewed in the context of his call for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to be stripped of its authority to regulate greenhouse gas emissions.  Since carbon dioxide emissions from coal plants are the greatest single contributor to U.S. greenhouse gas emissions, how does Romney propose to rein in these dangerous pollutants?  In an op-ed that appeared in the Des Moines Register on October 23, I look at this and other inconsistencies in Romney's energy posturing.  A similar version of this op-ed ran in CSRwire Talkback on October 24.

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Mainstreaming Wind Power in the Lone Star State

If Texas were a nation, it would rank sixth in the world as a wind power producer.  In an interview on Texas Public Radio, I recently had a chance to bring Harvest the Wind to Lone Star State listeners.  You can hear this interview with Dan Skinner, host of TPR's "Living Green."

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Real Energy, Real Jobs

The employment gains from wind power are described in an article that ran this past Thursday on CSRwire, a blog hosted by The Corporate Social Responsibility Network. 

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America's wind potential featured in Audubon Magazine

Ever wonder just how much good-quality wind we could tap in America, on land and at sea?  On May 30, Audubon featured an excerpt from Harvest the Wind addressing this question in its on-line magazine, under the title, "The Path to Cleaner Energy."

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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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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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