By keeping informed and creatively exploring alternatives to federal anti-environmental policies, we can continue on the path of environmental progress.
Steve Cohen, Author at State of the Planet
The private automobile should be seen as a valuable piece of a complex, varied system of transit. It should not simply be shunned but electrified, accommodated and regulated.
I often say that the human species is ingenious and not suicidal. This would be a good time for America to demonstrate that instinct for survival and pragmatic invention.
California had leverage and used it to cut a favorable compromise with four auto manufacturers over auto mileage standards.
Wind projects such as the ones that will soon be built in New York have an important role to play in changing our energy system.
We have reason to question the competence and readiness of the federal government after over two years of amateurish, chaotic and dominantly political presidential leadership.
In order to reduce greenhouse gas pollution, we need to work together with businesses and communities to help develop the capacity to reduce emissions.
The point of July 4th is that we can disagree and live to argue about it long into the night. Let’s keep it that way.
The states that modernize first will end up with a more reliable and lower cost energy system.