February, 2013

Have Climate Reports Been Too Cautious? with Naomi Oreskes and Richard Somerville

Have Climate Reports Been Too Cautious? with Naomi Oreskes and Richard Somerville

Tom Bowman talks about climate change assessments with science historian Naomi Oreskes and climatologist Richard Somerville. Listen Now “Have Climate Reports Been Too Cautious?”     

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Who is Pushing the Slow Motion Myth?

Who is Pushing the Slow Motion Myth?

When things don’t add up, follow the money. In my last post, I wrote about the pernicious myth that says decarbonizing our energy supply will cost too many jobs and cripple our economy. The idea sounds so reasonable it seems like common knowledge. But somebody is spending millions to make it stick. According to the […]

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The Slow Motion Myth

The Slow Motion Myth

If Americans want to decarbonize quickly, we need to know whether it’s possible. For years now, we’ve been listening to a cautionary drumbeat in the news media about decarbonizing our economy too quickly. The logic says that we lack political courage, and we dare not upset our fragile economy. Therefore, reducing greenhouse gas emissions will […]

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The Fairness Question

The Fairness Question

The World Leader in Coal Consumption Might Need Our Help. The most pernicious challenge in reaching a global agreement to reduce greenhouse gas emissions is the question of fairness in allocating access to a limited carbon budget. If we accept the basic physics, which says that we would be wise to emit only a limited […]

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Are Businesses Still Earning an Eco-Advantage? with Andrew Winston

Are Businesses Still Earning an Eco-Advantage? with Andrew Winston

Tom Bowman talks with Green to Gold author Andrew Winston about sustainability in the Great Recession. Listen Now “Are Businesses Still Earning an Eco-Advantage?”     

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