Posts Tagged "“Climate change” “Carbon offsets” “Energy efficiency” “Consumer behavior”"

Clinton foundation unveils urban energy efficiency plan

The William J. Clinton foundation has arranged billions in financing to help a coalition of sixteen cities cut urban emissions by applying a range of energy efficiency measures to aging buildings. Efficiency measures tend to get lumped in under the heading of conservation, but they really deserve to be their own full-fledged category of solutions to global warming. If conservation… read more →

On GreenPeace, defeatism, and the nature of human progress

Below is a reprint of a post I wrote a little while back for Grist in which I noted that most individuals will never make the sort of dramatic lifestyle changes in response to climate change that many environmentalists are hoping for, and that fortunately they probably won't have to. The post got an unexpected reaction. It was meant to… read more →