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Tom Graff: A practical environmental visionary

David Zilberman, professor, agriculture and resource economics | November 23, 2009

As the world is preparing for a big environmental summit in Copenhagen, knowing that an agreement is very unlikely, it’s become apparent how difficult it is to reach an environmental agreement that can stick and change the course of history. People that can bring about such agreement are really rare, and last week we lost … Continue reading »

Failure at Copenhagen: Now what do we do?

John Harte, professor of energy and resources | November 19, 2009

At Copenhagen, world leaders will probably just agree to vague promises, without any firm commitment to greenhouse gas emissions reduction.  But there is much that the US can still do to reshape energy policy here at home and thereby curb our own emissions.  And we should do it. For a domestic energy policy to succeed … Continue reading »