Archive for June, 2010

Techno-fixes for climate change? Not so fast…

Shobita Parthasarathy

You walk into your office, find it unbearably hot, and jack up the AC. Your office mates may complain when they have to dig out their cardigans in July, but the act itself is easily reversed with the flip of a switch and, at worst, you’ve only annoyed a few people.

Picture, however, ……

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Barry Rabe speaks with the New York Times about impact of elections on climate change policy

The New York Times interviewed Barry Rabe about the dimming prospects in several Midwest states for climate initiatives such as renewable energy programs and emissions regulation.

Governors have significant power to set state energy policy in several Midwest states, notes Rabe. The article, “Will the Midwest Turn Its Back on Addressing Climate Change?” explores ……

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