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Here’s one reason it’s really hard to do enough on climate: Gas prices are the same today as they were 10 years ago!

November 30th, 2015

I understand that there are many reasons why it’s hard to get anywhere close to the amount of intervening we should be doing to push back on carbon emissions. We heavily discount future risks, deep pocketed interests fill their deep pockets with profits maintained by the status quo, they buy politicians who help them wit… Read more

“Free stuff:” the hypocrisy of a growing campaign theme

November 2nd, 2015

[So, we were hanging around the water cooler the other day reflecting on this “free stuff” meme. That conversation led to this guest post written by Ben Spielberg, Cecile Murray, and Bryann DaSilva. Add up their ages and you’d probably get pretty close to mine–in other words, these millennials give me hope! –JB] At last week’s… Read more