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VW’s Deepwater Horizon?

Maximilian Auffhammer, professor, international sustainable development | September 21, 2015

Last week one of the biggest environmental scandals since the Deepwater Horizon disaster made its way to somewhere near the bottom of page 11 of most major newspapers. Volkswagen admitted to systematically cheating on emissions tests of its diesel vehicles. This might sound snoozy, until you read up on the details. Vehicles across the U.S. … Continue reading »

When seeking the city solution on climate, don’t forget the suburbs

Daniel Kammen, Class of 1935 Distinguished Professor of Energy | January 14, 2014

Our cities have the potential to be a key climate change solution. Already they are hot-beds of innovation in local and global approaches to the nexus of sustainability and quality of life. ┬áPeople who live in cities drive less, use less energy to heat, cool, and light their homes, and even their water and sewer … Continue reading »